Monday Aug 18
Acadiana superintendents say teachers still teaching Common Core
Gov. Bobby Jindal's attempt to pull the brake on Common Core standards, along with the court challenges to that move, haven't changed what students are learning in Acadiana classrooms, six schools superintendents said Monday.
White: Common Core battle may imperil accountability
Advocate staff photo by BILL FEIG -- Education Supt. John White answers questions during a special BESE meeting to debate Common Core tests.
Mt. Arack Baptist Church, 104 Fondale St., Monroe, will have the Second Annual Back to School Rally at 5 p.m. Saturday.
Advocate file photo by Richard Alan Hannon -- Louisiana Board of...
In a pointed challenge to Gov. Bobby Jindal, Louisiana's top school board Tuesday voted to join a lawsuit against the governor aimed at allowing Common Core tests to proceed as planned.
The Town Talk
Hasten: Some in Louisiana always have been suspicious of John White
While Superintendent of Education John White wrestles with Gov. Bobby Jindal over continuing to use Common Core and purchasing a test to assess student learning, he says he's being "unfairly targeted" by members of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and board watchers.