Because of Kira’s dedication and efforts on BESE, academic achievement, college admission and career success are attainable goals for more and more of our students.
“There is still more work to do. We must continue to sustain and expand our efforts so that every child has access to an excellent education and a real opportunity to succeed in life. I’m running for reelection so I can continue to make a difference.”
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's public school teachers will get $1,000 pay raises next year and districts will get $39 million more to spend on operations. The House gave final passage to the school financing plan with a 103-0 vote, ending a stalemate between...read more
Nearly 5,000 More Graduates Enrolled in Two- and Four-Year Colleges in 2018 than in 2012 BATON ROUGE, LA—The Louisiana Department of Education, in partnership with the Louisiana Board of Regents, today announced a record 25,083 public high school graduates from the...read more
Graduation Rate, College and Career Credential Attainment, TOPS Eligibility Reach All-Time High BATON ROUGE, LA—More Louisiana students than ever before graduated from high school in four years in 2018, according to results released today by the state’s Department of...read more