Advancing Opportunities for Louisiana Students: A Guide to Louisiana Education Policies.
A user-friendly primer for voters, candidates, and anyone with an interest in Louisiana’s education policies. In it we look at where we stand on key indicators, review some of the more recent policy changes that have been enacted, explain how they all fit together into a bigger picture, and identify areas where we need additional attention.
Send All Children to Kindergarten Ready to Learn
Louisiana should expand access to high-quality early care and education programs for all at-risk children in Louisiana from birth through age four.
Advance K-12 Education Policies that Work
Louisiana should maintain a strong school accountability system, rigorous K-12 academic standards and high-quality assessments and continue to build upon a wide and dynamic array of education choices for students and parents.
Higher Education / Workforce
Build the Talent Pool in Louisiana
Louisiana should reset the focus of postsecondary education with the specific goals of providing greater affordability for Louisiana students, equitably increasing the education attainment levels of its citizens, and enhancing the competitiveness of its institutions.