"Teachers are the backbone of Louisiana's educational system and offer a necessary voice in the ongoing discussions regarding
Jindal previously described himself as a "strong supporter" of the Common Core. He was part of a group of governors who helped
"Everyone was half listening and nobody read the bill," Morrell said, according to the Times-Picayune. "It's disappointing
"An aggressive form of populism has asserted itself in the rhetoric of our day," White is expected to say at the conservative
Last week, a group, composed primarily of minority families and represented by the Goldwater Institute's Clint Bolick, filed
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) on Saturday denounced as "shameful" a lawsuit filed last week by the U.S. Department of Justice
Will they create a world of equal opportunity that is the spirit animating our nation's education professionals? Or will they create a world to their liking in which parents and professional educators will have little or any voice?
Roughly 8,000 students have been approved to receive vouchers in the coming academic year, the AP reports. Jindal responded
McDonnell Gets By With A Little Help From His Friend As Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) continued his push for education reforms in Virginia, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) stopped by for a little nudge in the right direction, reports the Associated Press. "Jindal was in Richmond for U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's fundraiser, so Gov. Bob McDonnell took the opportunity to have his fellow Republican talk about grading schools on an A-to-F scale and allowing the state to take over chronically failing schools," AP writes.
Kindergarten Push In Nevada? Yesterday, Nevada's Democrats outlined their priorities for education this year. A huge part
I don't believe taxpayers pay taxes to subsidize a failing government school system. What they want is quality education provided to every child. No judge or elected official should be party to any effort that would allow a single child to drown in mediocrity just because his or her family is poor.
The Texas State Board of Education in 2010 adopted a statewide social studies and history curriculum that amended or watered
Jindal said private schools in and near New Orleans that accepted vouchers saw more growth in student proficiency rates recently
"It's almost like insider trading for the social good," Balfanz told PBS. But at Broadmoor, a data-based model called "Diplomas
In response, Louisiana teachers' unions and 43 districts filed lawsuits to block the program. They argue the program unconstitutionally
Over the years, particularly during election season, educators have repeatedly sparked controversy for bringing politics
Though the current portfolio of schools overseen by the Orleans Parish board is relatively small, the stakes are high in
Only after school administrators talked to almost 100 students did she learn that a substitute teacher used red duct tape
THE FUTURE OF VOUCHERS IN LOUISIANA But in a sign that he might be bowing to pressure from skeptics, White said last week
Pearl Schools Superintendent Ray Morgigno told WAPT, however, that the increased payment accuracy allowed by the scanners