Louisiana Political News Wire
Inside Report: Dissension over education inside BESE
The state’s top school board used to be a mostly collegial panel. It met monthly for parts of three days. Heated disputes surfaced from time to time, especially over how tough standards should be to get Louisiana’s academic achievement off the bottom of many lists. Yet ever since the state started taking over public schools in 2006 the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has changed.
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