This morning’s must read: The 74’s interview with Louisiana education superintendent John White covering an array of topics, including: the need for researchers to take a long-term approach when evaluating the Louisiana Scholarship Program, the return of schools in New Orleans, and his relationship with Gov. John Bel Edwards.
AFC board member Kevin P. Chavous says we have a lot to look forward to with Betsy DeVos leading the U.S. Department of Education – from his recent interview on the Journal Editorial Report.
Students in the United States continue to fall behind their international peers. AFC’s reaction to the 2015 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) results.
Have a great day! – Paul
Tweet of the Day
American Federation for Children
Nicole Jackson: Kevin Chavous Gives a Glimpse into Education with Betsy DeVos http://bit.ly/2gBWdGn
AFC reacts to lackluster PISA international assessment results http://bit.ly/2g9WXX1
The 74: 74 Interview: Louisiana Schools Chief John White on ESSA, School Closures and Local Control in NOLA http://bit.ly/2hgloCp
Times-Picayune/NOLA.com: John White praises Gov. John Bel Edwards in interview http://bit.ly/2h5BkUN
The 74: Once Largely Ignored, New Orleans Special Ed Students Find Meaning and Skills After High School http://bit.ly/2hgr9ju
The Advocate: Charter school for dyslexic students, graded ‘F’ by state, could continue on probationary status http://bit.ly/2h5yL5p
The Advertiser: No final word yet on Lafayette charter applications http://bit.ly/2heqYkq
The Washington Post: On the world stage, U.S. students fall behind http://wapo.st/2h5FegI
The 74: U.S. Students’ Math Scores Drop on International Exam, World Ranking Falls to No. 35 http://bit.ly/2gzo4XC
The Advocate: Academic growth emphasized as panel seeks better way to grade public schools http://bit.ly/2h1iMp1