Schools

School board member wants Jefferson Parish voters to reconsider teacher pay tax

By Littice Bacon-Blood

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

November 21, 2017

Jefferson Parish School Board member Cedric Floyd said Tuesday (Nov. 21) that he wants voters to reconsider an 8.45-mill...

Despite poll defeat, Jefferson Parish school leaders planning to bring taxes back before voters

By Faimon A. Roberts III

Source: The Advocate

November 21, 2017

Just days after Jefferson Parish voters narrowly rejected a new property tax to fund a pay raise for public...

JP school leaders consider next move after teacher pay millage defeat

By Rob Masson

Source: FOX 8

November 21, 2017

METAIRIE, LA (WVUE) – Jefferson Parish School Board members are debating which way to go next after voters narrowly defeated a measure...

Jeff School Board to consider calling another tax election

By Littice Bacon-Blood

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

December 15, 2017

The Jefferson Parish School Board most likely will ask voters for a tax increase next spring to fund teacher pay raises...

Taking Stock: Three Years of Change at the Orleans Parish School Board

March 22, 2018

Dr. Henderson Lewis, Jr., reviewed his first three years as superintendent of the Orleans Parish Public Schools. The BGR...

Love to Learn, Learn to Lead: A 100-Day Investment for a Stronger Jefferson Parish Public School System

May 31, 2018

Dr. Cade Brumley, the new superintendent of the Jefferson Parish Public School System, addressed a BGR Breakfast Briefing on...

Gov. John Bel Edwards on State Priorities of Local Importance

November 13, 2018

Governor John Bel Edwards presented at a BGR Breakfast Briefing on State of Louisiana priorities of local importance. BGR...

BGR Report Reviews Jefferson Parish School Tax Proposal

April 9, 2019

Today, BGR releases On the Ballot: Jefferson Parish School Tax Proposal, May 4, 2019. The report analyzes a May 4...

Jefferson school tax proposal gets endorsement from Bureau of Governmental Research

By Faimon A. Roberts III

Source: The Advocate

April 9, 2019

Jefferson Parish’s proposed 7.9-mill public schools tax landed a significant endorsement Tuesday, when the Bureau of Governmental Research backed...

Jefferson school system’s $29 million tax hike endorsed by Bureau of Governmental Research

By Drew Broach

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

April 9, 2019

The Jefferson Parish public school system’s $28.8 million tax increase was endorsed Tuesday (April 9) by the independent Bureau of Governmental...