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Louisiana Education

Louisiana Lawmakers Just Can't Quit Creationism

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

In the most recent sign that Louisiana lawmakers aren't keen on fully embracing the teaching of evolution in state schools, members of the House Educa...

Lawmakers Object To Funding Islamic School, But Offer Vouchers To Christian Schools

Gregory Kristof | Posted 06.14.2012 | Education

Sectarian feuds reignited in Louisiana last week when lawmakers debated whether to provide federal funding for Muslim and Christian schools under a ne...

Teachers' Union Challenges Constitutionality Of Gov's Education Changes

Alex Kuczynski-Brown | Posted 06.08.2012 | Education

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s bold education package that calls for using public school dollars to fund private and parochial school vouchers will b...

ACTs To Be Required For All Of State's High School Juniors

Posted 04.25.2012 | Education

Beginning next year, all high school juniors in Louisiana will be required to take the ACT -- for free. A new effort by the Louisiana Department of...

Vouchers, Testing-Driven Education Reform on a Collision Course?

Fred Bauer | Posted 06.19.2012 | Education
Fred Bauer

For the past decade or so, numerous "conservatives" have chosen big bureaucracy over smaller, local government when crafting education policy. As the price of this choice becomes clearer, perhaps some on the right will change their minds.

Joy Resmovits

Reflecting On A Year Of School Reforms

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 10.18.2011 | Education

In the eyes of Indiana State Superintendent Tony Bennett, America's schools can only improve by taking on a number of different reforms simultaneously...