It is ironic that as Louisiana marks the 12th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, another epic disaster is ongoing just across our state line in Houston. At the same time, parts of our own state are again threatened by extensive flooding and the prospects of another extended period of recovery. The month of August sadly seems […]
What the State’s New Letter Grades Mean
CABL Letter to Members of the Louisiana House
CABL Recommendations on Constitutional Amendments
Louisiana Misses Another Opportunity for Comprehensive Fiscal Reform
A Legislative Meltdown Over What?
CABL Invites 5 Candidates to U.S. Senate Debate to be Broadcast Statewide on LPB
Helping Educators and Families Recover from the Floods
Flood Recovery Information
Where Does Louisiana Stand Now that Legislative Sessions Finally Over?
Time to Move On with Academic Standards
College students are heading back to class this week, but for close to 50,000 of them, the experience is a little different than it was at this time last year. That’s because in 2016 they were returning under the threat of a coming cut in their TOPS scholarships. It didn’t happen for that fall semester, […]
There was some progress on the education front this week. No, this time it wasn’t about something that happened in the classroom, though that’s the thing that really counts. Instead two things happened that will keep our education improvement efforts moving forward. The first was the news that the U.S. Department of Education has approved […]
It’s not great news, but at least it’s encouraging. Louisiana’s economy which had been shedding jobs by the thousands for months seems to be stabilizing. Whether the slow uptick that’s beginning to materialize is enough to translate into a more stable state budget remains to be seen, but if the state’s recession is indeed over, […]