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La. RSD-NO's ACT Results: Nowhere Near What Is Necessary for Guaranteed, Four-Year-College Admission

In 2003, the Louisiana legislature created the state-run Recovery School District (RSD), which pre-Katrina was comprised of about a dozen and a half schools. Once Hurricane Katrina hit (in 2005), so did the Louisiana legislature in a calculated attempt to hand over most of New Orleans’ public schools to the state. 1,142 more words

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Celebration of Life Service for John White

One our favorite dance musicians, John White, passed away on Saturday, August 12. He regularly played for our MMTD contra dances with his band Nine Mile with David Cavins, Amber Gaddy and Jim Ruth. 73 more words

If State Takeover of New Orleans Schools Worked, ACT Scores Below 16 Wouldn't be Embarrassing.

In 2003, the Louisiana legislature created a state-run Recovery School District (RSD) that allowed the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) to assume control over schools with a school performance score (SPS) of 60 or below. 1,422 more words

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Louisiana's Class of 2017 ACT Scores Released

See this Google Doc for Louisiana’s Class of 2017 ACT scores by school and by district (tabs at top left corner).

I also created a back-up using Excel:  683 more words

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Jason Gregor: Eskimos continue to win despite injuries

I’m not a superstitious person, but if the Eskimos organization is, they might consider some bubble wrap or other modes of protection for quarterback Mike Reilly. 691 more words

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CPS Teacher Coaches/Mentors Apparently Do Exist-- and Can Be Verified Via Vendor Number

In 2016, Louisiana state superintendent John White purported to have been a teacher coach and mentor for Chicago Public Schools (CPS):

However, White has never been hired by CPS. 577 more words

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