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Former La. RSD Supt. Patrick Dobard Says NOLA Needs "More Good Schools"

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, former Louisiana state superintendent Cecil Picard wanted to kill Orleans Parish Public Schools (OPSB) and replace the entire system with independently-operated charter schools. 1,525 more words


Edmonton Eskimos trim roster ahead of training camp

Several players were handed their walking papers over the last few days around the CFL as all teams had to get their roster to 75 players by May 1. 258 more words


Bill Gates is the Latest Billionaire Funder of Cunningham's EdPost

Peter Cunningham might be the highest paid ed reform blogger in America: Almost $1M in total compensation for 31 months (May 2014 to December 2016). 1,203 more words


The Archives of Anthropos

The Archives of Anthropos is a series of six books beginning with ‘The Sword Bearer’ and ending with ‘The Dark Lord’s Demise’. These fiction books were written by John White. 182 more words


Advocate Reporter Will Sentell Misreports Louisiana TOPS Accomplishment, Refuses to Correct

The same day that the latest National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) released scores embarrassing to the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) headed by state superintendent John White– April 10, 2018– LDOE ostensibly attempted to counter the negative press with… 802 more words

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NAEP and John White's Computer-Based-Testing Hypocrisy

Concerned about the low NAEP scores he saw prior to public release, Louisiana state superintendent John White petitioned the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) regarding bias against students who lack experience with taking computerized tests and how such inexperience might reflect disproportionately on certain states. 932 more words

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Louisiana's 2017 NAEP Does Nothing to Promote White's Effectiveness as a State Superintendent

Louisiana state superintendent John White has been fretting over 2017 NAEP.

Here’s why:

Louisiana’s 4th grade math falls from 234 (2015) to 229 (2017)– the same as it was in 2009– and 2 points lower than it was since John White’s arrival as state superintendent (2012): 192 more words