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Bobby Jindal to drop opposition to Common Core]]> <![CDATA[Educators urge Louisiana legislators to keep Common Core, PARCC]]> <![CDATA[Education liveblog, Fri. 8 a.m.: New Orleans reforms at the Black Alliance for Educational Options]]> <![CDATA[National black pro-charter, pro-voucher group meets in New Orleans]]> <![CDATA[Letter: Future of La. education bright]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana ranks first in nation for education reforms]]> <![CDATA[Goldwater Institute Files Appeal in Louisiana Voucher Case]]> <![CDATA[Questions and answers about Common Core State Standards ]]> <![CDATA[Gov. Jindal: Nearly 8,000 Students Receive Scholarship Offers]]> <![CDATA[Charter groups meet with community Monday night ]]> <![CDATA[Pro-voucher group seeks to intervene in federal school desegregation lawsuit]]> <![CDATA[GOP Wants Justice To Change Ruling on Louisiana Vouchers]]> <![CDATA[ Supporters of voucher program say DOJ lawsuit will trap La. students in failing schools]]> <![CDATA[DOJ Lawsuit Would Keep Black Kids in Failing Schools]]> <![CDATA[Some are pushing for expansion of voucher program]]> <![CDATA[Students attend choice schools through voucher program ]]> <![CDATA[Students attend choice schools through voucher program ]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana needs to better prepare high school graduates for college and work: John White]]> <![CDATA[Senators left to find funding source for voucher program]]> <![CDATA[Jindal joins residents to rally for a new voucher funding formula]]> <![CDATA[Black students/parents rally to save vouchers]]> <![CDATA[LEAP score results show improvements in most local parishes: Chart]]> <![CDATA[Education live chat: Ask NOLA.com reporters about test scores, other school matters]]> <![CDATA[ Let's give vouchers to everyone]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana school test up slightly overall; voucher students lag by 29 points]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana test scores relatively flat amidst concern about next year's tougher tests]]> <![CDATA[Senators reject new school funding formula]]> <![CDATA[Vouchers likely to stay around]]> <![CDATA[Wanda Carter Baham]]> <![CDATA[Laquinta Valentine]]> <![CDATA[Essence Jackson ]]> <![CDATA[Falesha Augustus]]> <![CDATA[Jacquelyn Hayes]]> <![CDATA[Carolyn Brown]]> <![CDATA[Crystal Landry, Baton Rouge]]> <![CDATA[State's school voucher funding questioned]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana Lawmakers Scramble to Revise Voucher Funding]]> <![CDATA[School funding to be considered next week]]> <![CDATA[Bobby Jindal School Vouchers: Louisiana Governor's Program Ruled Unconstitutional]]> <![CDATA[Hundreds demand legislature finds funding for scholarship program]]> <![CDATA[Sandoval's school choice plan heard by committee]]> <![CDATA[Students rally to continue funding for voucher program ]]> <![CDATA[Despite court ruling, Central Louisiana schools prepare to accept voucher students]]> <![CDATA[Did Gov. Jindal and legislature jeopardize vouchers with MFP?]]> <![CDATA[Roemer: No need for new school proposal]]> <![CDATA[Mothers want more school choices for kids: Column]]> <![CDATA[Don't look back on vouchers: James Varney]]> <![CDATA[Ignoring the Constitution is costly on school vouchers: James Gill]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana Court Rules Against School Choice, But Educational Opportunity Moves Forward]]> <![CDATA[Voucher payments under review]]> <![CDATA[Guillory vows to fund vouchers]]> <![CDATA[Bobby Jindal's School Choice Reforms Blocked by La. High Court]]> <![CDATA[House OKs bill allowing students with disabilities to avoid standardized tests]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana school head calls for federal streamlining]]> <![CDATA[Supreme Court ruling on voucher program gets mixed reactions]]> <![CDATA[Jindal on school voucher ruling: 'We will fund it through the budget']]> <![CDATA[Teacher's union tells state to get voucher money back]]> <![CDATA[Voucher program funding found unconstitutional]]> <![CDATA[Jindal-Backed Private Tuition Vouchers Take a Hit]]> <![CDATA[Jindal promises to find voucher funding after high court strikes it down]]> <![CDATA[UPDATED: Louisiana Supreme Court rules vouchers funding unconstitutional]]> <![CDATA[La. Supreme Court rules voucher funding unconstitutional]]> <![CDATA[La. House delays new teacher evaluation program]]> <![CDATA[News]]> <![CDATA[Urgent Need]]> <![CDATA[Our Goals]]> <![CDATA[Editor: Public schools need a new playbook]]> <![CDATA[Jindal-backed voucher program grows by 3,000]]> <![CDATA[NEARLY 8,000 STUDENTS OFFERED VOUCHERS]]> <![CDATA[Parents excited to get scholarship letters for upcoming school year]]> <![CDATA[Where to go next for New Orleans schools? Voters don't know]]> <![CDATA[Ouch! Schools face last-minute funding cut; state denies vouchers are to blame]]> <![CDATA[Jindal defends school vouchers in NBC interview]]> <![CDATA[Teachers blast Louisiana evaluation system, say state doesn't support them]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana bill for special education vouchers dropped]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana graduation rates hit record high]]> <![CDATA[New nationwide education goals and standardized tests leave districts scrambling, reports say]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana parents have power in their children's education, study says]]> <![CDATA[Jindal: No need to cap TOPS]]> <![CDATA[High school graduation rate rises]]> <![CDATA[http://www.nbc4i.com/story/21932292/students-parents-rally-for-school-choice-at-statehouse]]> <![CDATA[LAE hosts forum on voucher program]]> <![CDATA[Department of education introduces new website]]> <![CDATA[StudentsFirst group rates Louisiana education policies high]]> <![CDATA[Better schools equal better scores: Editorial]]> <![CDATA[School system lags on plan - Strategic vision ID'd, not used]]> <![CDATA[ Debating vouchers in Louisiana, where public schools are already devalued: Jarvis DeBerry]]> <![CDATA[Voucher program to continue in Tangipahoa Parish]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana Tenure Law Goes to Court]]> <![CDATA[Act One constitutional...mostly]]> <![CDATA[Share Your Story]]> <![CDATA[Private School Scholarship Application Period]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana's Children Held Hostage]]> <![CDATA[Charter School Resources]]> <![CDATA[LaBAEO, New President Enroll Families for Scholarship Program]]> <![CDATA[Seizing the Moment to Change: A Special Letter to BAEO Friends and Supporters]]> <![CDATA[Window of Opportunity]]> <![CDATA[How We Work]]> <![CDATA[Our Mission and Core Values]]> <![CDATA[Charter Schools - FAQ]]> <![CDATA[BAEO Releases Report on the State of Education in Black America During National School Choice Week]]> <![CDATA[Photos]]> <![CDATA[Research and Links]]> <![CDATA[Focusing Our Resources]]> <![CDATA[Vision Statement]]> <![CDATA[Charter School Directory]]> <![CDATA[Letters: School choice will better quality of education in La. ]]> <![CDATA[Video]]> <![CDATA[Spotlight]]> <![CDATA[Leading the Fight]]> <![CDATA[Organizational History]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana BAEO to Host School Tours on Jan. 28 & 29 for National School Choice Week]]> <![CDATA[Publications]]> <![CDATA[Annual Symposium]]> <![CDATA[The Common Core State Standards Initiative]]> <![CDATA[Statewide testing ensures accountability, transparency for parents]]> <![CDATA[Board of Directors]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana's school choice backers praise court's voucher decision, call it a victory]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana Staff]]> <![CDATA[National Staff]]> <![CDATA[New Survey Shows Black Voters Strongly Support Parental Choice for Educational Options in Louisiana]]> <![CDATA[BAEO Parents Win Case to Protect School Voucher Program in Louisiana]]> <![CDATA[Expert: Engage Families in Underperforming Districts for Better Educational Outcomes]]> <![CDATA[Local Charter School honored by the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools]]> <![CDATA[Stagnant City Schools Are Failing Minorities Across 50 cities, student performance is flat and staggering inequalities exist, a new report says.]]> <![CDATA[Charter Schools Are Here to Stay]]> <![CDATA[Can Another City Replicate the "New Orleans Model" of Ed Reform?]]> <![CDATA[Parents Share their Orleans Parish School Experiences 10 Years Post-Katrina]]> <![CDATA[We Need Parents to Defend the Louisiana Scholarship Program]]> <![CDATA[We Need Parents to Help Protect Scholarships for Kindergarteners!]]> <![CDATA[Round Two of Louisiana Scholarship Program Application Process, Now Open]]> <![CDATA[Baton Rouge School Choice Expo on Saturday, March 28]]> <![CDATA[Letter: School district shouldn't sue to block public school funding]]> <![CDATA[Opt out ... for what?: Nicole Nelson Editorial]]> <![CDATA[Teacher sees benefits of Common Core playing out in classroom: Angelle Lailhengue]]> <![CDATA[Honoring a Black Education Reform Pioneer, Dr. Howard L. Fuller]]> <![CDATA[Applications Now Available for Louisiana Scholarship Program]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana charter, private schools featured in school choice tour]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana Scholarship Program Application Event on January 31]]> <![CDATA[John White says latest TOPS report shows Louisiana should implement Common Core]]> <![CDATA[Sen. David Vitter's turnaround on Common Core renews debate on volatile topic]]> <![CDATA[Black Voters Voice Overwhelming Support for More Rigor and Better Choices in Education]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana gets break from 'No Child Left Behind' Rules]]> <![CDATA[New Orleans School Maintenance Proposition Easily Approved by Voters- December 2014]]> <![CDATA[Stacy Martin Joins BAEO as New State Director]]> <![CDATA[BAEO & Education in Louisiana - November 2014]]> <![CDATA[BAEO & Education in Louisiana - September 2014]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana Teachers' Union is Wrong for Suing to Reduce Educational Options in the State]]> <![CDATA[School vouchers save Louisiana taxpayers money, conservative report says]]> <![CDATA[Teachers' union challenges state aid for some charter schools!]]> <![CDATA[BAEO, lawmakers host Town Hall Meetings on Common Core]]> <![CDATA[Advocates explain intricacies of Common Core to parents]]> <![CDATA[BAEO Support Lawsuit against the State of Louisiana to Move Testing and Accountability Forward by using Common Core State Standards]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana BAEO Legislative Update]]> <![CDATA[Resolution seeks TOPS changes study]]> <![CDATA[Charter schools are transforming education in Louisiana: Eric B. Lewis and Ethan Ashley]]> <![CDATA[Pro-voucher group wants judge to back off order ]]> <![CDATA[One group that loves school vouchers? Parents: James Varney]]> <![CDATA[School Choice Program 'excelling,' parents and advocates say]]> <![CDATA[Survey: 91 Percent of Parents Approve of Louisiana School Choice Program]]> <![CDATA[You Spoke And They Listened...]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana school voucher assignments delayed 10 days due to court order]]> <![CDATA[Tell Louisiana Legislators to Protect Parent Choice]]> <![CDATA[Letter: Raising bar helps all kids ]]> <![CDATA[Cohen Community Pride Day aims to bring students, neighbors closer together: Letter]]> <![CDATA[ Letter: Common Core worth the fight ]]> <![CDATA[Former U.S. Secretary of Education, Dr. Rod Paige, will Join BAEO at Symposium 2014 ]]> <![CDATA[Will Minority Children Be Barred From Southern Schoolhouses Again?]]> <![CDATA[BAEO & Marvin Sapp Touch Thousands During School of Choice Tour]]> <![CDATA[Apply Now to teachNOLA!]]> <![CDATA[Pictures from 2014 Urban League Schools Expo & LA BAEO Parent Sessions]]> <![CDATA[Black Alliance for Educational Options Applauds the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools for their 5th Consecutive Report Release on Measuring the Health of Charter Schools]]> <![CDATA[Sign Up Now: Urban League Schools Expo Parent Sessions]]> <![CDATA[Sign Up for Upcoming Louisiana BAEO Parent Meetings!]]> <![CDATA[Now Available: Applications for Louisiana Scholarship Program]]> <![CDATA[BAEO Talks High-Quality Educational Options on 89.9 WWNO]]> <![CDATA[Goldwater Institute Files Appeal in Louisiana Voucher Case]]> <![CDATA[Common Core delay wins BESE approval ]]> <![CDATA[Vouchers increase diversity and desegregate schools]]> <![CDATA[The Black Alliance for Educational Options (BAEO) Remains Committed to Ensuring Families Have Access to the Louisiana Scholarship Program]]> <![CDATA[Common Core standards are good for Louisiana children, families: Letter]]> <![CDATA[School voucher enrollment goes up 38 percent despite lawsuits, budget fight]]> <![CDATA[In parent choice suit, U.S. Department of Justice on wrong side of history]]> <![CDATA["This isn't about choosing sides. It's about choosing children."]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana education debates make strange bedfellows: Jarvis DeBerry]]> <![CDATA[Justice Department lawsuit over La. vouchers takes national stage]]> <![CDATA[Dashing dream of better schools in Louisiana Chicago Tribune ]]> <![CDATA[BAEO President Ken Campbell Discusses DOJ Case in Louisiana]]> <![CDATA[Study shows majority of Louisiana parents support school vouchers]]> <![CDATA[BAEO Applauds CREDO Study on Performance of Charter Schools in Louisiana]]> <![CDATA[Join BAEO on July 16th and Stand Up for Equity and Transparency with the OneApp!]]> <![CDATA[News from New Orleans]]> <![CDATA[LaBAEO Outreach and Advocacy News]]> <![CDATA[BAEO Applauds the Passage of the Louisiana State Budget Bill]]> <![CDATA[BAEO Applauds Standardized Testing Gains ]]> <![CDATA[Howard Fuller: Scholarship program shouldn't be a dream deferred]]> <![CDATA[BAEO and Louisiana Families Rally to Save the Scholarship Program]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal to join LaBAEO at Rally in Support of State Scholarship Program ]]> <![CDATA[La. Supreme Court rules voucher funding unconstitutional]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Scholarship Program but Disappoints with Decision on Funding Mechanism]]> <![CDATA[Supreme Court overturns school voucher law]]> <![CDATA[LaBAEO Outreach & Advocacy News]]> <![CDATA[Education sparks sharp debate]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana parents are reaping benefits of education reform, school choice]]> <![CDATA[BAEO Featured on FOX News, Beyond the Dream]]> <![CDATA[LaBAEO Outreach & Advocacy News]]> <![CDATA[LaBAEO and AFC Release Parent Satisfaction Survey Results]]> <![CDATA[For Louisiana parents, failure is not an option and tomorrow may be too late]]> <![CDATA[Appeal for state's voucher program being heard in Louisiana Supreme Court]]> <![CDATA[State Appeals Voucher Ruing in Court]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana Black Alliance for Educational Options to Host FREE School Expo]]> <![CDATA[Dr. Howard Fuller: "Leslie Ellison Did the Right Thing"]]> <![CDATA[LaBAEO Parents Give Emotional Testimonies at LAE Meeting]]> <![CDATA[Vouchers, teacher evaluations discussed by Baton Rouge education panel]]> <![CDATA[LAE hosts forum on voucher program]]> <![CDATA[BAEO Announces Opening of Scholarship Program Application Process]]> <![CDATA[Applications for the Louisiana Scholarship Program Now Available]]> <![CDATA['I love my children' - Baton Rouge Parent Shares Story]]> <![CDATA[Panel: State likely to win appeal]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana State Director, Eric B. Lewis offers Statement on Act 1 Ruling]]> <![CDATA[Our Thoughts and Prayers are with Newtown, Connecticut]]> <![CDATA[BAEO Louisiana State Director, Eric B. Lewis Named a Prestigious 40 Under 40 ]]> <![CDATA[The Black Alliance for Educational Options Disappointed Over the Court's Decision against Parental Choice]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana Black Alliance for Educational Options Stands with Louisiana Families in Fight to Protect School Choice]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana Black Alliance for Educational Options Denounces Attacks on the Louisiana Scholarship Program]]> <![CDATA[LA BAEO Responds to School Report Card Release]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana Champions for School Choice]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana Black Alliance for Educational Options Supports Won't Back Down Movie]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana Black Alliance for Educational Options Joins Parent Revolution for a Special Free Community Screening of Won't Back Down]]> <![CDATA[BAEO Responds to Louisiana Federation of Teachers]]> <![CDATA[Black Alliance for Educational Options Applauds East Baton Rouge Parish for Making Options Available to Students of 'F' Rated Schools]]> <![CDATA[A Family Affair: Back to School Giveaway]]> <![CDATA[The Ongoing Struggle for a Quality Education in Louisiana: How Expanding the State-Funded Scholarship Program Will Empower Black Families]]> <![CDATA[Black Alliance for Educational Options Speaks Out Against Threats Made by Teachers Union]]> <![CDATA[Evaluating New Options Requires Savvy Educational Consumers]]> <![CDATA[BREAKING NEWS: SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE]]> <![CDATA[LaBAEO ANNOUNCES EDUCATION EXPO TOUR]]> <![CDATA[LaBAEO CALLS ON ZACHARY COMMUNITY SCHOOLS TO REINSTATE COMMITMENT TO SCHOLARHIP PROGRAM]]> <![CDATA[Zachary to take vouchers]]> <![CDATA[BAEO says discrimination has no place in Louisiana charter schools]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana's push for vouchers is historic, rewarding Eric Lewis, podcastED]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana Black Alliance shows support for Jindal's education reform plan]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana Surveys Indicate High Public Support for Vouchers]]> <![CDATA[Union Leaders Coerce Teachers Out of the Classroom to Protest Jindal Reforms]]> <![CDATA[Dust-up builds over remark from teachers union official on families in poverty]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana's Children Held Hostage]]> <![CDATA[LaBAEO PRAISES NEW PARENTAL SATISFACTION SURVEY RESULTS]]> <![CDATA[Jindal touts student aid at lunch with moms]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana BAEO celebrates National School Choice Week at SABIS school in Shreveport]]> <![CDATA[Group believes area is ripe for charter schools]]> <![CDATA[Community leaders call for school choice in Caddo Parish]]> <![CDATA[National School Choice Week 2012]]> <![CDATA[Governor still seeking input on education]]> <![CDATA[Changes possible in school policies]]> <![CDATA[School voucher expansion expected to be part of Gov. Bobby Jindal's legislative agenda]]> <![CDATA[LOUISIANA BAEO AND PARENTS TALK EDUCATION WITH GOVERNOR JINDAL]]> <![CDATA[BAEO ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP CHANGE IN LOUISIANA]]> <![CDATA[BAEO AND NORTHERN / CENTRAL LOUISIANA INTERFAITH ASK CANDIDATES FOR STRAIGHT TALK ON EDUCATION ISSUES]]> <![CDATA[BAEO JOINS COALITION TO SPONSOR UPCOMING BESE CANDIDATE FORUM]]> <![CDATA[LABAEO Participates in Community Forum on Education]]> <![CDATA[LABAEO OFFERS WIN-WIN SOLUTIONS FOR PARENTS AND SCHOOLS THROUGH ITS FREE P3 ADVOCACY INSTITUTE TRAINING]]> <![CDATA[LA BAEO and Black Clergy Unite to Eliminate Barriers to Educational Opportunities]]> <![CDATA[RESPONSIBILITY AN ESSENTIAL PART OF REFORM]]> <![CDATA[BAEO PROMOTING GREATER ACCOUNTABILITY FROM SCHOOLS AND FAMILIES ]]> <![CDATA[LABAEO Supports Greater Accountability in Student Scholarships for Educational Excellence Program]]> <![CDATA[Our Work is Not Yet Complete!!!]]> <![CDATA[Call to Action - PLEASE CONTACT YOUR STATE REP TODAY!!!]]> <![CDATA[Education Advocates: State Should Expand, Not Eliminate, School Choice for Low-Income Children]]> <![CDATA[LOUISIANA BAEO CAUTIONS AGAINST CUTS TO EDUCATION REFORM FOCUSED INITIATIVES]]> <![CDATA[Letter to the Editor: Charter schools for Louisiana ]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana BAEO to Participate in Education Panel Discussion]]> <![CDATA[DR. MONTEIC A. SIZER HIRED AS NEW LOUISIANA BAEO STATE DIRECTOR]]> <![CDATA[Letter: Expand school vouchers program ]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana Black Alliance for Educational Options to Host Community Forum ]]> <![CDATA[LA BAEO Announces Job Openings]]> <![CDATA[Parents want state to expand school voucher program to include near-failing schools]]> <![CDATA[School voucher financing increase proposed]]> <![CDATA[New Orleans Scholarship Program Enrollment Starts Next Week; High Demand Expected As Program Enters Fourth Year]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana Student Scholarships for Educational Excellence Registration Opens]]> <![CDATA[BAEO TO HOST PARENT WORKSHOP]]> <![CDATA[BESE honors teacher, students from EBR ]]> <![CDATA[Charter school advocates praise La. for strong law]]> <![CDATA[Critics say academy admissions inquiry in Jefferson Parish stops short]]> <![CDATA[BESE ponders waiver guidelines ]]> <![CDATA[St. Charles Parish school officials spread the word about school rating system changes]]> <![CDATA[Panel rips school system ]]> <![CDATA[Campaign for Black Male Achievement Workshop]]> <![CDATA[New Orleans leads U.S. in enrollment in charter schools]]> <![CDATA[Charter school group discusses funding, other key challenges]]> <![CDATA[La. teachers awarded $85.7 million by feds]]> <![CDATA[Officials miss tour of schools Agency tries to aid St. Helena]]> <![CDATA[Sen. Landrieu: St. Helena Schools 'deplorable']]> <![CDATA['Race' score shows where state was hurt]]> <![CDATA[La. not a winner in "Race To The Top"]]> <![CDATA[Our Views for August 23, 2010 Good news for schools]]> <![CDATA[BAEO PROMOTES SHREE' MEDLOCK TO NATIONAL ADVOCACY DIRECTOR ]]> <![CDATA[LEAP scores improve]]> <![CDATA[Inside Report for August 13, 2010 EBR school facing budget dilemma]]> <![CDATA[Almost 10,000 Students Earn Promotion After Summer Testing]]> <![CDATA[Students, parents rush to new charter 385 students attend on first day; more expected]]> <![CDATA[School leaders' friction remains: Resistance to change cited]]> <![CDATA[Scholarship-voucher system analysis deemed premature]]> <![CDATA[Some charters fall short]]> <![CDATA[Capital High promotes AD to principal]]> <![CDATA[Pastorek hires 3 new top officials]]> <![CDATA[Recovery School District adding five weeks to school year]]> <![CDATA[Panel OKs tougher math standards]]> <![CDATA[Changes give Jindal power on LSU board]]> <![CDATA[Governor Bobby Jindal Announces Appointments to the Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors]]> <![CDATA[Children Win as Louisiana Enacts Special Needs Scholarship Program]]> <![CDATA[New Orleans senator making last-minute push for school construction overhaul]]> <![CDATA[School board restraint bill clears hurdle]]> <![CDATA[Academic Growth for NOLA Scholarship Students]]> <![CDATA[Paige hits black leaders]]> <![CDATA[Black Alliance for Educational Options to Host Former Education Head]]> <![CDATA[Black Alliance for Educational Options to Host Former Education Head]]> <![CDATA[Charter school financial issue likely to recur]]> <![CDATA[School revamp bills clear House]]> <![CDATA[House adopts school board micromanagement limits]]> <![CDATA[Teachers would be evaluated partly on student scores under bill that clears House]]> <![CDATA[Support high for merit-based pay]]> <![CDATA[Teacher evaluations bill advances]]> <![CDATA[In a word, New Orleans' Bethune Elementary students are invincible: Jarvis DeBerry]]> <![CDATA[Charter group picks teacher of the year]]> <![CDATA[Charters work so defend them]]> <![CDATA[Eric and Joyce Burges speak at the CHEF of LA Annual Homeschool Convention]]> <![CDATA[FirstLine Schools Seeking School Director]]> <![CDATA[Some schools make strides with hardest cases]]> <![CDATA[Charter schools face unique challenges educating children with special needs]]> <![CDATA[New Orleans Private School Voucher Program Kicks Off]]> <![CDATA[University of Pennsylvania launches 18-month Academy]]> <![CDATA[School choice must grow in Louisiana]]> <![CDATA[Louisiana students continue to drop out]]> <![CDATA[Local Baton Rouge Officials attend BAEO Conference]]> <![CDATA[Families struggle with limited -- and competitive -- pre-K options]]> <![CDATA[Education options discussed]]> <![CDATA[Our Views: Cheering the Blue Ribbons]]> <![CDATA[Charter schools praised]]> <![CDATA[Charter admissions criteria opposed]]> <![CDATA[Local Leaders to Escalate D.C. School Voucher Fight With Tuesday Civil Disobedience Protest, 9:30 AM at U.S. Department of Education ]]> <![CDATA[Progress made in La. school accountability program, but 10-year goals still far off for many]]> <![CDATA[School vouchers' future is uncertain in Louisiana ]]> <![CDATA[19 seek charter schools]]> <![CDATA[LEAP scores improve in New Orleans for third straight year]]>