Louisiana Allocates $40 Million to Improve Nearly 500 Struggling Schools Statewide
Funds Will Support Plans to Strengthen Daily Instruction, Expand Professional Development Opportunities, Improve Behavioral Intervention in 2019-2020 BATON ROUGE, LA—A committee of the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) today approved about $40...
BESE endorses $1K teacher pay raises, $39M boost for public schools
March 12, 2019The Advocate, by Will SentellAfter a rare pitch from Gov. John Bel Edwards, Louisiana's top school board Tuesday voted to request a $1,000 pay raise for public school teachers and a $39 million increase in state aid for public schools.The proposal, which...