SB337, Higher Ed. Outcome-Based Funding Formula
Provides for the development of an outcomes-based funding formula for postsecondary education.
SB177, Expenditures by Public Postsecondary Boards
Provides relative to the use, expenditure, or allocation of funds appropriated to public postsecondary education management boards.
SB171, LEAP Test Assessments
Provides relative to the La. Competency-Based Education Program and La. Educational Assessment Program (LEAP) tests.
SB150, Postsecondary Institutions Regional Dist.
Provides relative to the regional distribution of postsecondary institutions and educational services.
SB336, Textbook Adoption Process Revision
Revises the textbook adoption process.
LABI supports SB 377 because it focuses higher education on workforce development and provides funding efficiency and accountability that does not currently exist to this degree.
"...We have tens of thousands of jobs in the pipeline that must be filled, and our next challenge is to ensure we have the skilled workforce to fill these jobs of the future."
Louisiana endorsed the standards in 2010, and they caused little controversy until recently.
Fortunately, the Senate Education Committee saw HB 160 for what it was, a union-sponsored instrument to delay with the intent to kill meaningful teacher evaluations, and they voted 4-3 to defer HB 160.
This week, LABI will work to defeat bills in the Senate's Education Committee that Would Set Back Education Reform Efforts.
Ask your legislators to stand strong on education reform!
Senator Peacock rescheduled SB7 for a hearing on Monday, 4/29/13.
"There is an art to reform, particularly tax reform. That art had been absent thus far in the current process," said Juneau.
The Senate voted 27–4 on Wednesday to advance SB 763 by Sen. Jack Donahue (R–Mandeville) across the rotunda to the House.
On Wednesday, Gov. Bobby Jindal signed into law three bills that will transform the educational landscape in Louisiana.
SB 581, Sen. Conrad Appel (R-Metairie), would streamline and align early childhood education programs in Louisiana and develop a framework for more accountability for the $1.4 billion in tax dollars spent on early childhood programs in Louisiana each year.
This week, both the House and Senate Education Committees considered education reform bills that are part of the governor’s package to transform the delivery of public education in Louisiana.
Tomorrow, the House Education Committee will consider three bills that are part of the governor’s package to transform the delivery of public education in Louisiana.
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