House members who negotiated new education standards say BESE and Department of Education not agreeing to spirit of compromise

BATON ROUGE – The group of House members who negotiated the agreement on developing new standards in the 2015 legislative session, (Geymann, Schroder, Pope, Harris, Henry, Havard and Hensgens), have declared that the spirit of the compromise has not been kept by BESE or the Department of Education. While negotiating the agreement, Superintendent John White …

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News Star Article: Jindal announces plan to crush Common Core

Anyone who thinks “going back” to former state standards is regressive, please see the first comment below the article. And bear in mind the following facts:  FACT:  The 2012 national “Quality Counts” survey rated Louisiana’s rigorous “standards, curriculum and assessments” as 2nd in the United States, behind only Oklahoma. LA was given a 97.2-A, for …

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