Obama said "New Orleans is coming back better and stronger." Bush called the city a "beacon for school reform."
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August 28, 2015
August 24, 2015
The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools asserts that state takeovers and state-run achievement districts increase segregation and dismantle community schools.
August 18, 2015
Advocates have plans to push more state legislatures to pass laws requiring high schoolers to pass a citizenship test in order to graduate in coming years.
August 17, 2015
Eight states have passed laws requiring students to pass some version of a civics test so far in 2015.
July 15, 2015
A report by Save the Children finds that most of the recommendations made after Hurricane Katrina to protect children in disasters have not been followed.
June 24, 2015
Gov. Bobby Jindal's K-12 record in the Pelican State is heavy on the Republican's varied positions on the Common Core State Standards, and on his support for school choice.
June 18, 2015
A Louisiana court has ruled against Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal in his attempt to block state testing aligned with the Common Core State Standards.
June 17, 2015
The annual "State of Public Education in New Orleans" report, which is published by the Cowen Institute at Tulane University, examines the education reforms in the city's public schools since 2005's Hurricane Katrina.
June 12, 2015
Louisiana's Recovery School District is proving to be a model for many state governors who are intent on turning around struggling schools.
May 27, 2015
Louisiana's compromise concerning the Common Core State Standards is moving ahead in the state legislature, but it hasn't crossed the finish line or cleared other hurdles.