|Posted on 9/6/2018 7:20:00 PM.|
Bullying is a widespread issue, and in a recent study by WalletHub, Louisiana has ranked the number one state for bullying problems. The website compared 47 states and D.C. across 20 key metrics. Louisiana Department of Education spokesperson Sydni Dunn says bullying is something that is taken seriously in the Bayou State.
|Louisiana Department of Education, Bullying, Sydni Dunn|
|Posted on 8/1/2018 1:50:00 PM.|
The Louisiana Department of Education is removing 4,500 children from a waiting list seeking to enroll in a child care program.
Executive Director of the Early Childhood operations, Lisa Brochard, says 39-million dollars in federal one-time money will pay for kids from low-income families to attend a child care center, but there’s still a lot more children on the list.
|Louisiana Department of Education, Lisa Brochard|
|Posted on 7/31/2018 9:55:00 AM.|
The Louisiana Department of Education has announced the most recent recipients of the titles of Teacher and Principal of the Year.
The Principal of the Year honor goes to Dr. Eric Davis of Wossman High School in the City of Monroe School District. Davis says he believes the growth in his students is what landed him the award.
|Louisiana Department of Education, Bossier City, Monroe|
|Posted on 5/10/2018 11:33:00 AM.|
Louisiana high schools posted an all-time high of 78.1% of
four year graduation for the class of 2017. That’s an increase of eleven
percent over the last ten years. Louisiana Superintendent of Education John
White says it’s a 4,000 student increase over last year.
|Louisiana Department of Education, graduation rates, TOPS|
|Posted on 8/9/2017 1:38:00 PM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
The State Department of Education announced today that students in public schools increased average ACT scores for the 4th year in a row, from 19.1 in 2013 to 19.6 today. Superintendent of Education John White said there is also a substantial rise in the number of students achieving college acceptable scores.
|louisiana department of education, john white, ACT, education, public schools, |
|Posted on 11/17/2016 11:45:00 AM.|
The Louisiana Department of Education has released its annual school report cards and found statewide gains in student achievement. Superintendent John White says the distribution of school and district letter grade ratings has improved. He credits this to an improvement in student results.
|Louisiana Department of Education, John White, report cards|
|Posted on 4/19/2016 5:25:00 PM.|
The Louisiana Department of Education revokes the child care license of Abita Church Christian Daycare in St. Tammany Parish after four unsupervised toddlers were found roaming near a busy street.More
|Louisiana Department of Education, Abita Church Christian Daycare, Ken Pastorick|
|Posted on 1/7/2016 2:22:00 PM.|
For a second straight year, Louisiana's public schools rank 49th in the nation in academic achievement. That's according to Education Week Magazine, who has unveiled its Quality Counts report. Education Week Research Center director Holly Yetcick says Louisiana scored a 68.7 out of 100 for classroom performance which is just above a passing grade.
|Louisiana Department of Education, Quality Counts, Education Week|
|Posted on 10/12/2015 2:43:00 PM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
The State Department of Education released “preliminary” results to Common Core tests Monday, and found that just 22-40 percent of Louisiana students show “mastery” in skills it says are needed for the next grade. The tests were administered to grades 3-8 in the spring. State Superintendent John White says the results are not surprising.
|common core, louisiana department of education, john white, test results|
|Posted on 8/5/2015 3:23:00 PM.|
The Louisiana Department of Education announces that high school students in the state earned more than 13-hundred more qualifying scores on Advanced Placement exams in 2015 than 2014. Superintendent John White says this is a 20 percent increase in A-P test scores, which are the nation's most challenging academic assessment given to students across the country.
|Louisiana Department of Education, John White, Advance Placement|
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