The Education Business Connection: Creating America’s New Workforce The Louisiana Federation for Children, in partnership with U.S. Black Chambers, Inc., and New Orleans Regional Black Chamber of Commerce, hosted the New Orleans Education Forum during the Bayou Classic in New Orleans. The program featured a discussion of the importance of improving K-12 education, providing parents with […]
Monthly Archives: November 2016
The American Federation for Children, the nation’s voice for educational choice, announced that Bill Oberndorf will succeed Betsy DeVos as chairman of the nation’s leading school choice organization.
Good Morning On this #GivingTuesday, please join us in helping assist Louisiana flood victims with the difficult task of rebuilding their lives. The American Federation for Children’s Disaster Relief Fund was set up to assist families who attend schools that participate in the Louisiana Scholarship Program. Any donation will help and every dollar raised through […]
Good Morning Hope you had an enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday! Our congratulations to AFC chairman Betsy DeVos, who was nominated as the nation’s 11th U.S. Secretary of Education. Statement of congratulations from AFC vice chairman John F. Kirtley: http://bit.ly/2fpPgqj
The American Federation for Children issued the following statement upon the nomination of Betsy DeVos as the nation’s 11th U.S. Secretary of Education.
Good Morning Keep an eye on this: Louisiana charter school critics have formed a new coalition and are promoting an approach known as “community schools.” Earlier this month Debbie Meaux, president of the Louisiana Association of Educators, and Karran Harper Royal, coordinator for the Louisiana branch of the Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools, presented the […]
Good Morning The newly released public school performance report from the Louisiana Department of Education shows overall gains. However, Superintendent John White says the reporting system does not fully reflect the gains made by many schools that are making great progress, particularly with low-achieving students.
Good Morning During a joint meeting of the Louisiana Association of School Superintendents and the Louisiana Association of School Executives on Monday, Gov. Edwards questioned the value of public school letter grades and criticized how teachers are evaluated.