BGR Supports 3 Proposed School Board Policies

By Biz New Orleans Staff

Source: Biz New Orleans

December 16, 2020

NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Governmental Research said it supports three policy changes being considered by the Orleans...

BGR Supports Proposed Policy Changes to Improve NOLA Public Schools’ Finances

December 14, 2020

Today, BGR releases this BGR NOW supporting three policy changes up for consideration by the Orleans Parish School Board...

Viewpoint: New School Board members bring promise of systemic change

By Danae Columbus

Source: Uptown Messenger

December 14, 2020

The four new members recently elected to the Orleans Parish School Board will shake up the system and chart...

BGR Discusses Orleans Parish Public School Funding on “Talking NOLA Schools”

By Patrick Dobard

Source: WBOK 1230 AM

December 7, 2020

Susie Dudis, BGR Research Analyst  and author of our Learning Curve report, today joined New Schools for New Orleans...

Q&A with Lead Author of Our New Orleans Public School Funding Report

August 13, 2020

Questions abound from New Orleans public school parents, students, employees and education leaders as the new school year gets...

BGR Hosts Virtual Breakfast Briefing with John White, Former State Superintendent of Education

June 10, 2020

Today, the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR) hosted its first virtual Breakfast Briefing featuring John White, former Louisiana Superintendent...

BGR School Funding Guide Can Inform Sales Tax, Other Policy Discussions

May 7, 2020

One of the fiscal consequences of the public health emergency for New Orleans K-12 public education is plunging sales...

New Resource for Understanding Public Education Funding in New Orleans

March 18, 2020

Like the rest of the community, our attention is focused on the threats posed by COVID-19. At the same...

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


Source: WDSU

May 4, 2019

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