Monthly Archives: January 2012

In the News: A Clipping Service – January 30, 2012

In this edition of In the News: What Can Ohio Learn from the RSD? The Case for Charter School Districts Gov. Jindal’s Plan for Education Reform National Education Stories RSD in the News In Other News Announcements What Can Ohio Learn from the RSD? What Can Ohio Learn from the Louisiana Recovery School District? Education […]

In the News: A Clipping Service – January 16, 2012

In this edition of In the News: Measuring Teacher Effectiveness New Superintendents Chosen for Department of Education and RSD Louisiana Education Stories National News Announcements Measuring Teacher Effectiveness Big Study Links Good Teachers to Lasting Gain New York Times – January 6, 2012 A new study of the value-added method of teacher evaluation shows that […]

News Alert: John White is New State Superintendent of Education

Today, the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) elected John White as the new state Superintendent of Education. Since May 2011, John White has served as the Superintendent of Louisiana’s Recovery School District. White began his career in education as an English teacher in a high-poverty school in New Jersey. He later became the […]

In the News: A Clipping Service – January 4, 2012

In this edition of In the News: Three Wishes for 2012 New Orleans Startup Boom Local Education News National Education Stories Louisiana Updates Educate Now! wishes you and yours a healthy and joyous 2012. For education reform in New Orleans, Educate Now! has three wishes for 2012. Wish #1: Academic gains continue at a robust […]