La. School Board Association asks lawmakers for $70 million for school security
Posted on 3/3/2018 5:40:00 AM.

The Louisiana School Board Association is asking the state legislature for an increase of 70-million-dollars to provide better school security and increase safety measures. LSBA Executive Director Scott Richard says the increase would allow schools to put their local funds to better use.
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First Lady Donna Edwards visiting flood damaged schools
Posted on 9/8/2016 5:26:00 AM.

First Lady Donna Edwards is visiting schools in flood ravaged areas of south Louisiana to distribute school supplies. Edwards has teamed up with the Louisiana School Boards Association to collect over $16,000 with the GoFundMe account called “LSBA Fund for Restoring Schools.” She says she will be at Greenbrier Elementary today.
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First Lady Donna Edwards urging donations for flood damaged schools
Posted on 8/24/2016 3:19:00 AM.

First Lady Donna Edwards is working with the Louisiana School Board Association to assist flood damaged schools with repairs and supplies. LSBA Executive Director Scott Richard says at this point, about 20 schools were severely damaged during the rainstorm.
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Over a dozen school districts pass resolutions seeking waivers from Common Core opt outs
Posted on 2/11/2015 3:35:00 AM.
Over a dozen Louisiana public school districts have passed resolutions that ask the state not to enforce penalities for students who decide not take to the Common Core standardized tests. Louisiana School Boards Association executive director Scott Richard says as it stands now, school systems will receive a "zero" for every student who opts out.
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Louisiana teachers still retiring at a high rate
Posted on 9/16/2014 11:58:00 AM.
Louisiana schools are still seeing a higher number of teachers retiring compared to what they saw three years ago. Nearly three-thousand K-through-12th grade teachers retired during the fiscal year that ended June 30th. Scott Richard, director of the Louisiana School Board Association, blames it on the turmoil that's ongoing in public education.
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