In a recent conversation with an elected official who represents a demographic that has a high poverty rate and large percentage of “at risk” students and was seen photo-oping with an education reform candidate seeking re-election, we posed the following question...Read More
So, here we are again, after we’ve had enough time to think about the things covered in the last post. If you think about it, nothing has been uncovered that is particularly unusual, although strange enough to make one curious and have some questions. Which we did.
We left off with the contributors to the Com...Read More
If you have been following the Block The Agenda posts, then you know that it is our intention to raise the general public’s awareness regarding the highly financed efforts to reform education in Louisiana. We welcome guest writers regarding these issues as long as the content can be easily verified...Read More
Ask anyone with elementary age children what is the hot topic among parents, educators and the community. In most cases, you will find the answer to be Common Core. In Calcasieu parish, this is especially true. During the 2014-2015 school year, Calcasieu led the way in the fight against Common Core...Read More
*This blog was originally posted on the Crazy Crawfish blog written by Jason France, candidate for BESE District 6. Please visit his blog to find out how much you don’t know about what is happening in education.
Kathy Edmonston, my opponent in the District 6 BESE race, just released a poll that her politica...Read More
August 25. 2015
A recent editorial in a locally distributed newspaper (“October ballot holds key races this fall for School Board seats,” August 22, 2015) notes that important decisions will be made in the October 24th election regarding the state’s school board, the Board of Elementary and Secon...Read More
Warning! The following blog is long, but the information is critical to saving our educational system. Please do your best to read it through to the end.Read More
We can’t avoid it. The October elections will be here before you know it. Any person who wishes to run for office in this election is required to qualify in September...Read More
In August of 2012, CNBC interviewed David Brain, the head of a major investment trust about the seemingly new phenomena of parental interest in charter schools and investment portfolios related to charter schools...Read More