TITLE

State's new goals put some punch in public education standards

AUTHOR(S)
Daugherty, Christi
PUB. DATE
August 1996
SOURCE
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);8/05/96, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the improvement of primary and secondary public schools by the Louisiana Learn Commission, the sequel to the Goals 2000 Commission. Comments from the authorities of Louisiana's educational system on the plans of the Louisiana Learn Commission.
ACCESSION #
9610254222

 

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