No School Choice: Louisiana Special Education: Louisiana’s new “School Choice” law has many parents of special-needs students crying “discrimination.” Although charters are public schools, so far they don’t have a good track record of providing special education services. According to Louisiana Department of Education’s own data, 91 percent of charter schools in the state do not serve students with multiple disabilities
Growing STEM in the Southeast: STEM is a growing movement in the Southeast. In Tennessee, education officials hope their program will become the gold standard for the South. But other Southern states are growing their own STEM movements, too.
Interactive Maps: As part of the Southern Education Desk’s continuing coverage of how changes to the federal No Child Left Behind law will affect schools around the South, we’re tracking how many schools are meeting the federal bar now and what some characteristics of those schools are. (Click through to www.southerneddes... to access an interactive map of Georgia.