BATON ROUGE, La. - The Louisiana Department of Education today released school report cards summarizing and evaluating academic achievement for the 2013-2014 school year, part of the state's long-term transition to higher expectations.
The Louisiana Education Department says data from the College Board shows the number of Louisiana students scoring 3 or higher on Advanced Placement exams, earning college credit, has increased 24.6%, the highest in the nation.
Good news for Louisiana schools. Former Caddo Superintendant, Ollie Tyler is now acting Louisiana Superintendent of Education and she has told Baton Rouge business leaders that school accountability is beginning to pay dividends.