Monthly Archives: May 2011

In the News: A Clipping Service – May 31, 2011

In this edition of In the News: Reforms Face Challenge Test Scores Follow-up What’s Working in Education Reform What’s Not Working in Education Reform RSD in the News State Superintendent Debate Teacher Wins Bookstore Shopping Spree for Class Reforms Face Challenge Opponents of New Orleans School Reform Gaining Ground, Supporters The Times-Picayune – May 23, […]

2011 test scores are in, and we rock! …. Again!!

Great News! Student performance showed robust improvement for the 4th consecutive year. Significantly more students passed the high-stakes LEAP tests In cumulative gains (over four years) the RSD is again #1, and OPSB is #4 More students met the State proficiency goal of Basic or above 8th grade performance soared Educate Now! analyzed the test scores of […]

The Money Myth

  The Money Myth is the belief that the RSD in New Orleans receives significantly more public money to educate its students than other districts do.  Not true. MYTH 1 Jack Loup, president of the St. Tammany Parish School Board, said State Superintendent Pastorek directs about $13,000 per student to RSD schools in New Orleans, compared […]

In the News: A Clipping Service – May 10, 2011

In this edition of In the News: State Superintendent Paul Pastorek is Resigning New RSD Superintendent Signs 3-year Contract Local Education News National Education News Forbes Ranks N.O. Metro Area #2 for Jobs State Superintendent Paul Pastorek is Resigning Officials Say Schools Chief Quitting Associated Press – May 10, 2011 Sources close to Paul Pastorek […]