The legislation seeks to return public schools—all of them charters—now overseen by the Recovery School District to the Orleans Parish School Board within the next three years.
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Since his appointment last fall, John B. King Jr. has championed diversity as a route to produce better outcomes for all students, arguing that it can help address big gaps in resource equity.
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December 10, 2015
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December 01, 2015
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November 24, 2015
New professional standards for educational leaders, formerly known as the ISLLC standards, stress principals' role in hiring, developing rigorous curriculum, promoting equity, and managing school operations.
November 06, 2015
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August 20, 2015
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August 18, 2015
The Charleston County School District code of conduct for the 2015-16 school year bans students from wearing clothing, jewelry, or other apparel bearing the image of the Confederate flag.
August 18, 2015
A new poll from Education Next also revealed slipping public support for the Common Core State Standards, charter schools, and teacher tenure, but backers of those policies continue to outnumber opponents.