INFOGRAPHIC: New Orleans Schools Are Building a New Future on a Stronger Foundation

New Orleans is doing a better job preparing its students for college and career than it did before Hurricane Katrina. Though the city still has a long way to go, students here are gaining ground and catching up to their peers statewide.

The above graphic uses data from the Louisiana Department of Education, the Center on Reinventing Public Education, and the Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives at Tulane University.

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If the Louisiana Governor Has His Way, High School Graduates Will Continue to Stay Stuck in Remedial College Courses

If Governor John Bel Edwards has his way today, setting higher goals for Louisiana students could be delayed by a year or two and possibly…

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Betsy, Can We Really “Uber”-ize Public Education? Here’s Why That’s a Terrible Idea.

This morning, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivered a keynote address at the Brookings Institution for the Center on Children and Families’ release of its fifth…

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Posted Mar. 29, 2017
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Coffee Break: E4E on Entering a New Chapter and Working on Reform From the Inside Out

Recently, the teacher-led reform group Educators for Excellence (E4E) announced a rebranding that includes an updated set of core principles and a new look for…

By Peter Cunningham

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