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    Defying Expectations: Jefferson Parish Public Schools (Part IV)

    Part IV: Strategic Planning: The final installment of a four-part series exploring the reform of the Jefferson Parish Public School System JPPSS Superintendent James Meza turned to Mass Insight Education (MIE) for help in developing a plan that would help achieve his vision of a leaner, more decentralized school system focused on supporting schools. MIE’s collaboration with JPPSS […] More

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    Stay up to Date on Education Legislation in the 2013 Regular Session

    Here is a link to an RSS feed that will provide updates on the progress of the following education bills before the Louisiana Legislature: Bill # Summary HB115 Provides for parent petitions relative to the transfer of certain schools from the Recovery School District back to the local school system HB160 Delays implementation of certain teacher […] More

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    The Act 1 Fight Is Far From Over

    On Monday, District Court Judge Michael Caldwell declared Act 1 unconstitutional in its entirety, reversing his previous decision in December that upheld three out of four sections of the law. His ruling came as the result of a lawsuit filed by the Louisiana Federation of Teachers (LFT), who argued that Act 1 violated Article III, […] More