Christopher Borrelli

September 4, 2018

Challenges and opportunities in public schools

As Louisiana students begin the first full month of school this week, the Nola.com/Times-Picayune editorial board looks at some unlikely success stories in public education - schools with a high percentage of students in poverty that still manage to rack up high test scores.

Number of the Day

22 - Minimum ACT score required for admission to LSU. Under a new ‘holistic’ approach, test scores will be de-emphasized in favor of a more in-depth look at a student’s achievements (Source: The Advocate)