Schools

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Jefferson Parish voters narrowly reject property tax for schoolteacher raises

By Faimon Roberts

Source: The Advocate

November 18, 2017

Jefferson Parish voters on Saturday narrowly rejected an 8.45-mill, 10-year property tax that would have paid for salary increases...

Jefferson Parish voters narrowly reject school tax increase

By Littice Bacon-Blood

Source: NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

November 18, 2017

Jefferson Parish voters narrowly rejected a new 8.45-mill property tax Saturday (Nov. 18) that school officials requested to boost teacher pay....

Jefferson Parish voters to decide on new tax for teacher raises

By Paul Murphy

Source: WWL-TV

November 17, 2017

Jefferson Parish schools are asking taxpayers to vote “yes” on Saturday to a new 8.5 mil property tax. The...