Louisiana superintendent says state's failing schools need dramatic changes

Dec. 18, 2008
33 schools are under scrutiny because of repeated poor performance

Louisiana Superintendent of Education Paul Pastorek says that a dozen public schools in East Baton Rouge Parish and about 20 others across Louisiana under intense state scrutiny have “utterly failed” and need dramatic changes. But Pastorek is undecided on whether to recommend the state take over the schools. Pastorek says he will spell out his recommendations next month on the 33 failing schools.

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