CABL Op-Ed from The Advocate: BESE Has Opportunity to Strengthen School Accountability

The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has an opportunity to enact new policies in the state’s accountability system that could dramatically improve the education outcomes of our students. We hope they do it. For the past two years, board members and the state Superintendent of Education have been studying changes to Louisiana’s accountability system. […]

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Election Day Is Tomorrow – Don’t forget About the Constitutional Amendments

Tomorrow is Election Day, which makes today the best time to arm yourself with information about the eight constitutional amendments on the ballot. In fact, when you get to the polls most voters will find the list of amendments longer than the number of candidates they have to consider. And while the ballot language for […]

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Last Day of Early Voting for November 8 Election

Louisiana has seven days of early voting, but it comes to an end today. If you’re still planning to cast your ballot before the 6 p.m. deadline, it’s a good idea to be prepared. This year there are eight constitutional amendments on the ballot. Some are straight forward, several are not, and all have some […]

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LA Largely Holds Its Own Compared to Other States on National Reading, Math Scores

The long-anticipated results of test scores from “The Nation’s Report Card” on student achievement were just released. It was the first detailed glimpse into how students in each state performed in the areas of reading and math since the pandemic. Scores were expected to tumble, and they did, but for Louisiana there was a silver […]

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What’s Up with the Amendments? A Close Look at Constitutional Amendment #8

This year there are eight constitutional amendments on the November 8 ballot. Some are a bit complicated, and all require a little homework before you cast your vote. To assist, we’re breaking the list into bite-size chunks. Leading up to the start of early voting on October 25, we will highlight one amendment every few […]

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What’s Up with the Amendments? A Close Look at Constitutional Amendment #7

This year there are eight constitutional amendments on the November 8 ballot. Some are a bit complicated, and all require a little homework before you cast your vote. To assist, we’re breaking the list into bite-size chunks. Leading up to the start of early voting on October 25, we will highlight one amendment every few […]

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What’s Up with the Amendments? A Close Look at Constitutional Amendment #6

This year there are eight constitutional amendments on the November 8 ballot. Some are a bit complicated, and all require a little homework before you cast your vote. To assist, we’re breaking the list into bite-size chunks. Leading up to the start of early voting on October 25, we will highlight one amendment every few […]

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What’s Up with the Amendments? A Close Look at Constitutional Amendment #5

This year there are eight constitutional amendments on the November 8 ballot. Some are a bit complicated, and all require a little homework before you cast your vote. To assist, we’re breaking the list into bite-size chunks. Leading up to the start of early voting on October 25, we will highlight one amendment every few […]

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What’s Up with the Amendments? A Close Look at Constitutional Amendment #4

This year there are eight constitutional amendments on the November 8 ballot. Some are a bit complicated, and all require a little homework before you cast your vote. To assist, we’re breaking the list into bite-size chunks. Leading up to the start of early voting on October 25, we will highlight one amendment every few […]

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What’s Up with the Amendments? A Close Look at Constitutional Amendment #3

This year there are eight constitutional amendments on the November 8 ballot. Some are a bit complicated, and all require a little homework before you cast your vote. To assist, we’re breaking the list into bite-size chunks. Leading up to the start of early voting on October 25, we will highlight one amendment every few […]

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