Schools

JP Chamber, BGR come out in support of new tax for teacher pay raises

By Rob Masson

Source: Fox 8

April 9, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – In less than a month, Jefferson Parish voters will be asked to approve a property...

Bureau of Governmental Research endorses May 4 tax proposals in Orleans, Jefferson parishes

By Faimon A. Roberts III and Jessica Williams

Source: The Advocate

April 9, 2019

A nonpartisan research group is urging New Orleans and Jefferson Parish voters to support two tax measures that will...

BGR report weighs in on proposed tax to give Jefferson Parish teachers pay raises

By Nicole Mumphrey

Source: Fox 8

April 9, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – In a new report released Tuesday morning, the Bureau of Governmental Research weighs in on...

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...

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...

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...

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...