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.
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July 15, 2015
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.
May 22, 2015
Rulings by judges in Florida and Louisiana derailed separate teacher-union led lawsuits that questioned how school choice programs are funded in those states.
May 18, 2015
The suit began as an effort to prevent mass firings after flooding from the 2005 storm shut down schools and thousands of employees lost their jobs.
May 13, 2015
The deal could signal an approaching peace, or at least a cease-fire, in the long-running war over the common core and the PARCC test in Louisiana.
May 13, 2015
This report points out flaws with the academic and financial oversight of Louisiana's charter school system and calls for a moratorium on new charters.