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About those school grades


As we head back to school do not be alarmed if your school’s “grade” goes down.

As it has been widely reported, the formula for grading schools in Louisiana has changed. These changes bring school scores in line with states in our region. However this new formula may cause many school grades to be lower.

Michael Faulk, executive director of the Louisiana Association of School Superintendents, said his group has been advising superintendents for months to get ready for the changes, “to prepare people so it won’t be a shock.”

The worries stem from major changes in the calculation of school


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