STATEMENT FROM STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION JOHN WHITE - Reference: Act 1 Ruling

Dec 18, 2012

BATON ROUGE, La. - State Superintendent of Education John White issued a statement today concerning District Judge Mike Caldwell's ruling on Act 1: 

"This ruling upholds an important step taken by our state's legislature to protect every child's right to a great teacher.  As a result of this landmark legislation, school boards statewide have made bold changes to their layoff and compensation policies that will keep good teachers in the classroom.  We await the specifics of the ruling, and we encourage all districts to maintain the reforms they have put in place."

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