CABL Education Priorities in Response to COVID-19: Postsecondary

The COVID-19 crisis has dashed Louisiana’s economy, crippled many businesses, and disrupted the lives of every citizen of our state. It has also had a significant impact on all aspects of education. There are many things education and school leaders are doing to address the issues facing our students in this unprecedented time. CABL has […]

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CABL Education Priorities in Response to COVID-19: K-12

The COVID-19 crisis has dashed Louisiana’s economy, crippled many businesses, and disrupted the lives of every citizen of our state. It has also had a significant impact on all aspects of education. There are many things education and school leaders are doing to address the issues facing our students in this unprecedented time. CABL has […]

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CABL Education Priorities in Response to COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has dashed Louisiana’s economy, crippled many businesses, and disrupted the lives of every citizen of our state. It has also had a significant impact on all aspects of education. There are many things education and school leaders are doing to address the issues facing our students in this unprecedented time. CABL has […]

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Improving Our Education Response to COVID-19

More than six weeks after the governor ordered school closures across the state in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the state of education in Louisiana is far from clear. While Governor Edwards emphasized that instruction during the closure should continue, it is virtually impossible to know to what degree that is happening and how much […]

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Education Must Continue Even if Schools Close for the Year

Last week leaders of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education asked the governor that his executive order closing public schools be extended to the end of the school year. While that is a difficult decision to make when dealing with more than 700,000 students and their families, CABL agrees it is probably the right […]

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Corona Virus Impacting the Education of our Kids

The effects of COVID-19 are being felt by literally everyone in the country. Markets, economies, businesses, and everyday lives have all been upended as people across the country try to figure out just how to cope. The education of our children is also being dramatically impacted and it’s not too early to begin thinking about […]

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Corona Virus Brings Big Changes to Louisiana

In Louisiana we have been through disasters before, but the threat of the COVID-19 virus is unlike any we have ever seen. The disruptions it’s beginning to bring to lives, businesses, and the overall fabric of our state is unprecedented in its scope. In some ways it’s strangely unsurprising that on a per capita basis, […]

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RESET Louisiana Conference Indicates Lawmakers Want to Focus on Important Issues

The 2020 legislative session begins on Monday and in many ways it will be a new day at the Capitol as term limits usher in a host of new members, and leaders in both chambers signal that they will be seeking a more independent role in the governing process. A number of those points were […]

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Dual Enrollment: Expanding an Education Policy that Works

A special task force created by the Legislature last year has issued a new report on expanding opportunities for students to earn college-level credits while they are still in high school. It’s a report that legislators and other policy makers should take a close look at because it offers a solid strategy that can help […]

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New Investments Proposed for Public Education

Governor John Bel Edwards’ budget proposal arrived on the desk of legislators last week. And while there was once again some controversy about how much the state will have to spend, education received a large chunk of the new revenues that the administration expects to be available. Perhaps the biggest surprise was the fact that […]

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