Edujob: State Superintendent In Louisiana

Here’s a big one. Louisiana is conducting a national search for a new State Superintendent of Education.

This is a chance to lead an innovative, impactful, and major state into its next chapter building on great momentum that is in place but tackling new challenges. A few stats:

  • The state’s improvement on NAEP since 2009 in all subjects significantly exceeds national trends and, in 2019, Louisiana ranked #1 in the nation for improvement in 8th grade mathematics.
  • Since implementing new, standards-aligned tests in 2015, the percent of students achieving mastery has increased 7% points in ELA and 4% points in math.
  • At the high school level, the number of students earning Advanced Placement credit each year has increased by more than 3,800 since 2012, an increase of more than 167%, and
  • More students graduated in 2018 than ever before with a graduation rate of 81.4%.  This is an increase of over 5,000 students since 2012, far exceeding the nation’s growth   

You can learn more, and learn how to apply, here from the JD.