June 2013

It’s working, Louisiana: Students demonstrate steady growth in academic performance

HOUSTON, TX—Recent Louisiana student performance data points to academic growth and affirms that the state’s efforts to transform its educational system are working. The percentage of Louisiana students scoring at the Basic level or above on state tests is up, and the increase is particularly striking in New Orleans. “We have looked closely at what … Read More

Laura and John Arnold Foundation applauds student performance gains in New Orleans

HOUSTON, TX—Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) is highlighting recent Louisiana student performance data and congratulating the City of New Orleans in an open letter to the community in today’s edition of The Times-Picayune. According to the latest numbers from the Louisiana Department of Education, New Orleans is, once again, outpacing the rest of the state in academic … Read More