Separate, unequal, and dismal: Urban League rekindles leaders’ commitments to improve public schools 

The Urban League of Louisiana released an equity report examining the quality of Baton Rouge public schools and identifying gaps in outcomes, access, and excellence. Calling the findings “dismal” and “concerning,” several education stakeholders were present at the McKinley Alumni Center for a press conference and panel discussion to present data from the Advancing Educational … Continue reading

School pride, discipline key for principals

When principals Howard Davis and Lamont Cole enter their schools this month, it will be with two tried and true regulators: discipline and commitment. During separate interviews the two respected principals told Jozef Syndicate that they will not only corral students, parents, and teachers around school pride and school spirit, but they will also bring … Continue reading