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Did voters 'flip' BESE? A push to "flip BESE" floundered, with six of its endorsed candidates losing in their district races. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: Elections have brought change to the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Comment?
'Common Core compromise' bills await Jindal's signature Three bills calling to review educational standards in Louisiana pass House Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: A three-bill package deemed the "Common Core compromise" awaits only a signature from the governor to begin a process to implement new educational standards in Louisiana schools. The last of the bills received final passage with a unanimous vote from the House on Tuesday, and a representative from his office said Gov. Bobby Jindal will sign the bills. Comment?
Senate passes 2nd package of tax break changes Senators agreed to trim tax break programs and shrink spending on the film tax credit Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: Sen. Robert Adley, R-Benton, who presented several of the tax proposals, said he expects the final deal over how to raise taxes and lessen state subsidies for business to be cobbled together in a six-member legislative conference committee. State senators agreed Saturday to trim a wide array of tax break programs and shrink spending on Louisiana's film tax credit, as they continue to work on ways to balance next year's budget. Comment?
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