Monthly Archives: February 2012

News Alert: BESE Approves Major Changes to the MFP

Yesterday, BESE approved an MFP resolution that now goes to the legislature to be voted upon. The resolution approved yesterday includes some major changes that align with the Governor’s K-12 reform agenda. The underlying philosophy of these changes is the money to educate a child should follow that child to a broader array of education […]

In the News: A Clipping Service – February 27, 2012

In this edition of In the News: RSD Headlines Enrollment Begins for 2012-13 National Education Stories Louisiana’s Education Leaders in the News Governor’s Reform Agenda RSD Headlines Recovery School District Releases ‘Equity Report’ Associated Press – February 15, 2012 The RSD has released a new Equity Report that provides information on schools by categories, such […]

Schools More Diverse; High Poverty Stays the Same

Orleans Public School Enrollment Continues to Climb with Increase in Diversity and Charter Choice New Orleans continues its steady increase in enrollment, growing from 39,877 students last year to 42,030 this year. The student population continues to diversify, with the percentage of non-African American students growing to 13.7% this year, up from 11.3% last year […]