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National Stories

Here are 5 Things to Know about House-Senate efforts to replace No Child Left Behind.

Indianapolis is looking at increasing school autonomy as a way to improve its public schools.

Chris Barbic, who is stepping down as superintendent of Tennessee’s Achievement School District, shares some of the lessons he’s learned over the past four years. Barbic says increasing school autonomy works, but it requires committed and talented leaders and teachers.

Closer to Home

Don’t forget to weigh in on Louisiana’s Common Core standards. Share your opinion online using the Louisiana Standards Review website.

New Orleans high schoolers are connecting with emerging biotech and digital companies through the YOUTH FORCE Summer Workplace Institute.

Parents had the chance to make their voices heard at a recent Parent Perspectives forum at Dillard University.

Two New Orleans Type 2 charters, Military and Maritime Academy and the International High School, are among the top public schools in the city for ACT scholarship-eligibility rates.

On August 20, 2015, OPSB will auction off nine properties, including unused school buildings and empty lots.

Paul Pastorek, former superintendent of Louisiana’s Department of Education, is joining the Broad Foundation’s education team.

D’Juan Hernandez, former interim CEO of Milestone Academy, charged $13,000 in personal expenses on a school credit card.

Correction: In the last edition of ICYMI, we said Sarah Usdin was a BESE member, but she serves on OPSB.