Schools

Supt. Trey Folse Discusses St. Tammany Schools at BGR Breakfast Briefing

September 17, 2019

Today, Trey Folse, superintendent of the St. Tammany Parish Public School System, presented at a BGR Breakfast Briefing entitled...

Jefferson Parish residents vote to give teachers pay raises

By WDSU

Source: WDSU

May 4, 2019

JEFFERSON PARISH, La. —Residents of Jefferson Parish voted to adopt a pay raise for teachers in the parish. A...

Jefferson Parish backs tax for teacher pay raises

By Drew Broach

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

May 4, 2019

With a new School Board, new superintendent and new goal to improve academic performance from a C grade to...

Jefferson Parish voters overwhelmingly approve tax raise to pay teachers more

By Faimon A. Roberts III

Source: The Advocate

May 4, 2019

Jefferson Parish voters on Saturday resoundingly approved a new 7.9-mill, 10-year property tax to fund raises for teachers and...

Our Views: Vote to back teacher pay plan for better Jefferson schools

By Advocate Editorial

Source: The Advocate

May 3, 2019

With broad backing of the parish’s leadership, including the business community and teachers unions at one time at odds,...

New Orleans area voters to decide on tax issues in Orleans, Jefferson and St. Tammany on Saturday

By Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

May 3, 2019

Voters in much of the New Orleans area will head to the polls Saturday to consider mainly requests involving...

Recommendations for May 4 election

By The Louisiana Weekly

Source: The Louisiana Weekly

April 30, 2019

Some very critical tax measures go before the voters on Saturday. Teacher pay raises and commitments to public greenspace...

Tax for teacher raises addresses Jefferson Parish’s ‘Achilles heel’

By Drew Broach

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

April 26, 2019

Lyndsey Jackson teaches deaf children ages 3 to 5 how to communicate, to treat one another with respect and...

Our Views: Voters should back new Jefferson Parish teacher pay plan — a vital step forward

By Advocate Editorial

Source: The Advocate

April 18, 2019

Maybe it’s poor timing, but the leadership of Jefferson Parish has an important tax proposal for teacher pay on...

Commentary: Here are our recommendations on Parks & Rec, JP millage propositions

By Gambit Commentary

Source: Gambit

April 17, 2019

VOTERS IN NEW ORLEANS AND JEFFERSON PARISH WILL GO TO THE POLLS ON MAY 4 — during Jazz Fest —...