Notes on Louisiana High Schools

Notes on Louisiana High Schools - * o o o o o o o Louisiana...

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* Louisiana department of education grading of high schools o 1.2%get a’s o 0 get b’s o 10.9% get c o D-36.4% o E-37.0% o 0-14.5% o Average = D- * The state does not account for these variables when assigning school or district grades – the % of poverty doesn’t account into the assigned grades * The state does not account for differences in these demographics (your race – African American, asian, hispanic, white/Caucasian) when assigning school or district grades * Louisiana students arrive after early childhood experiences rated 49 th our of 50 states according to the annual kids count. * Highest percentage of kids without health insurance * Highest state in nation of children in poverty * 3 rd hghest juveniles incarcerated * Highest single parents * Hsecond highest parents have no full time employment * Highest percent of low birthweight * Overall ranking for positive children’s issues second lowest in nation – Mississippi has now beaten us we are last * The family is a child’s first and smallest school – PARENTS ARE THE FIRST
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2008 for the course EDCI 1000 taught by Professor Hammatt during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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