Lessons for Louisiana from Florida’s K–12 Education Revolution
By Matthew Ladner, Ph.D.
Data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) exams will demonstrate the benefits of Florida’s head start in adopting a comprehensive set of education reforms. In addition, evidence regarding the efficacy of parental choice programs around the nation will be provided.
Louisiana has adopted some key elements of the Florida reform strategy as part of the Pelican State’s overall K–12 reform effort. The adoption of one the nation’s largest parental choice plans will only help spur further improvement for students in need of more effective learning environments.