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Louisiana’s Dropout Numbers Don’t Add Up

For the past 5 years Louisiana has been reporting they have steadily decreased their event dropout rate.   In simple terms, an Event Dropout Rate is the percent of students in select grade levels (in this case grades 7-12 or 9-12) … Continue reading

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Education Related Projects – Status Report and Log

Current Education Related Projects – Intro I just realized I’ve been working on a number of different projects to expose education abuses and to improve education for the children in my state with a passion I usually reserve for online … Continue reading

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Shadow Schools: Does Your DOE Know Where Your Children Are?

Probably most of you haven’t given much thought to how state department’s of education collect their data on schools, teachers and students. Well having been in the biz for quite a few years, I do. LEAs (Local Educational Agencies) aka … Continue reading

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