Louisiana Department of Education

Type: Organization
Name: Louisiana Department of Education
Publicerad 16 hours ago - uppdaterad 16 hours ago - 1 rapporter

Iberville administrator questions charter enrollment claims

An Iberville Parish school system administrator says she’s puzzled by how the state figures the school system will be losing 376 students to a new charter school opening this year — a projection that has big financial stakes for the system.Jolain Landry, ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 16 hours ago]
Publicerad Jul 11 2014 - uppdaterad Jul 11 2014 - 1 rapporter

Database: Search Louisiana's 2013-14 end-of-course exam results

How did students in your parish or school score on 2013-14's end-of-course exams? Search our database:Notes on the data: These results camefrom the Louisiana Department of Education. Students take end-of-course exams in six subjects: Algebra I, Biology, ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 11 2014]
Publicerad Jul 10 2014 - uppdaterad Jul 11 2014 - 1 rapporter

Governor against BESE testing compromise

12:18 PM by Russell JonesUpdated: Jul 10, 2014 4:43 PMSource: WBRZBATON ROUGE - State school board leaders announced a compromise Thursday in the ongoing political fight over Common Core testing in Louisiana, but it was dead on arrival at Governor Bobby ... [Published WBRZ-TV - Jul 10 2014]
Publicerad Jul 10 2014 - uppdaterad Jul 10 2014 - 1 rapporter

Panelist says more funds needed to prepare students for evolving workforce

LAFAYETTE — While an infusion of $40 million is now on the table for colleges and universities to help fill workforce needs, a steady stream of funding, and more of it, is needed in future years to meet demands for educated and trained workers, said Willie ... [Published The Advocate - Jul 10 2014]
Publicerad Jul 09 2014 - uppdaterad Jul 09 2014 - 1 rapporter

Jefferson schools strategy officer looks to resign two months before James Meza's exit

That's two months before Meza's scheduled Sept. 30 departure. Landry said his move is unrelated to Meza's announcement.He hopes to open his own business -- a brewery, based in New Orleans. "It's something that I had been planning, and had been really ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Jul 09 2014]
Publicerad Jul 09 2014 - uppdaterad Jul 09 2014 - 1 rapporter

Program prepares students for workplace

In March, a meeting with business and industry leaders from Northeast Louisiana and the Northeast Delta Regional Jump Start Team was held.The Team members solicited the input of the area employers in career preparation for high school students.   The ... [Published RichlandToday.com - Jul 09 2014]
Publicerad Jul 08 2014 - uppdaterad Jul 08 2014 - 1 rapporter

Teaching the teachers: preparing students for the workforce

LAFAYETTE — About 300 career and technical education teachers from across the state on Monday started week-long training courses in Lafayette as part of the state’s push to prepare high school students to take full advantage of Louisiana’s growing jobs ... [Published The Advocate - Jul 08 2014]
Publicerad Jul 06 2014 - uppdaterad Jul 06 2014 - 1 rapporter

White hoodwinks La. citizens

While Gov. Bobby Jindal has not used his executive authority to reverse the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education's 2010 adoption of Common Core Standards, he has issued an executive order that effectively halts the purchase of a test that promises ... [Published Monroe News Star - Jul 06 2014]
Entiteter: Citizen, Education, WestEd
Publicerad Jul 03 2014 - uppdaterad Jul 04 2014 - 2 rapporter

BR business leaders outraged over Jindal's latest Common Core move

Business leaders are outraged by the latest salvo in the escalating battle between Gov. Bobby Jindal and the Louisiana Department of Education over the Common Core education standards.In a letter Wednesday, the Division of Administration restricted Superintendent ... [Published Greater Baton Rouge Business Report - Jul 04 2014]
Publicerad Jun 24 2014 - uppdaterad Jun 24 2014 - 3 rapporter

Common Core

Louisiana students deserve the same opportunities as children across the United States, and for too long we have let our education standards lag behind. That is why Governor Jindal’s attempts to abandon are all the more reprehensible.The public will remember ... [Published Louisiana Weekly - Jun 24 2014]
Publicerad Jun 19 2014 - uppdaterad Jun 19 2014 - 2 rapporter

More Common Core confusion

There was more Common Core confusion as two press releases were sent out Wednesday to media outlets across Louisiana.Initially, a press release was sent from the Louisiana Department of Education that stated:The state Board of Elementary and Secondary ... [Published The Creole - Jun 19 2014]
Publicerad Jun 18 2014 - uppdaterad Jun 19 2014 - 7 rapporter

Audio: Jindal admin suspending Common Core service contract, LFT enter political fray

The Jindal administration, in response to a statement by the Louisiana Department of Education has announced today in a hastily-called press conference that it would be "temporarily suspending" a Common Core-related contract.This coming on the day that ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jun 19 2014]

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"The issues affecting FUSE's Connecticut-based leadership will have little impact on the plans for replicating the successful Jumoke Academy model at Dalton School in the Baton Rouge Achievement Zone this fall" said Barry Landry, a department spokesman
"This recognition is a direct result of colleges of education and colleges of arts/sciences/humanities partnering with school districts to redesign their teacher preparation programs during the last ten years to address the changing needs of students in PK-12 schools in Louisiana" said Tom Layzell, Senior Advisor to the Louisiana Board of Regents
"The Louisiana Department of Education needs to follow the procurement code. We are not at all comfortable that this new proposal is consistent with the law" Jindal said in an emailed statement
Landry spoke highly of the system's reforms under Meza's leadership. "There's a ton of work left to do. But looking at the progress that's being made in the parish, I'm very proud of that" he said

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Iberville administrator questions charter enrol... [Published Bayou Buzz - 16 hours ago]
Iberville administrator questions charter enrol... [Published The Advocate - 17 hours ago]
19 Calcasieu schools qualify for free breakfast... [Published American Press - Jul 12 2014]
Jumoke Academy Fires FUSE Following Weeks of Tu... [Published Hartford Courant - Jul 12 2014]
Teacher Preparation Programs in Louisiana Leadi... [Published Noodls - Jul 11 2014]
Database: Search Louisiana's 2013-14 end-of-cou... [Published Bayou Buzz - Jul 11 2014]
Governor against BESE testing compromise [Published WBRZ-TV - Jul 10 2014]
Panelist says more funds needed to prepare stud... [Published The Advocate - Jul 10 2014]
Jefferson schools strategy officer looks to res... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Jul 09 2014]
Program prepares students for workplace [Published RichlandToday.com - Jul 09 2014]
Teaching the teachers: preparing students for t... [Published The Advocate - Jul 08 2014]
White hoodwinks La. citizens [Published Monroe News Star - Jul 06 2014]
Jefferson's younger English-learning students o... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Jul 04 2014]
BR business leaders outraged over Jindal's late... [Published Greater Baton Rouge Business Report - Jul 04 2014]
Common Core lawsuit move gains backing of New O... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Jul 03 2014]
With Parent Support, Jindal Inks Bill To Protec... [Published EducationNews.org - Jul 03 2014]
Louisiana Board of Ed Votes to Lawyer Up Agains... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 02 2014]
Poll reveals how Orleanians feel about ‘school ... [Published Louisiana Weekly - Jun 30 2014]
Common Core: We're not that far apart [Published Shreveport Times - Jun 29 2014]
Battle Continues Between Louisiana Gov. Jindal ... [Published Breitbart.com - Jun 28 2014]
Battle Continues Between Louisiana Gov. Jindal ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 28 2014]
Crazy Crawfish’s Blog: Further Investigations o... [Published National Education Policy Center - Jun 27 2014]
ACT scores show more Louisiana students TOPS el... [Published Shreveport Times - Jun 27 2014]
LABI president urges support of Common Core at ... [Published Shreveport Times - Jun 27 2014]
LWC Wins $6.1 Million Federal Grant to Train Lo... [Published KATC 3 - Jun 27 2014]
Common Core controversy heats up [Published WBRZ-TV - Jun 27 2014]
Senate HELP Committee tackles sexual violence —... [Published Politico - Jun 26 2014]
Feud between White, Jindal over Common Core hea... [Published Greater Baton Rouge Business Report - Jun 26 2014]
Betting on Education: Louisiana's netting milli... [Published Tri-Parish Times - Jun 26 2014]
Jindal ally blasts Common Core as illegal [Published Politico - Jun 25 2014]
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