The Louisiana Department of Education released school performance scores yesterday.
· The percentage of students who earned the fourth highest of five achievement levels – mastery – or higher was unchanged for the 2016-17 school year compared to the previous year.
· The overall letter grade for public schools is a B, up from a C last year.
Superintendent of Education John White: “We have raised academic expectations in Louisiana in order to prepare more students for success in college and the workplace, and it is encouraging to see our students and educators embracing these expectations and achieving at levels competitive with other states. But there remains more work to be done.”
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