Louisiana is the top-rated state for education according to Michelle Rhee’s StudentsFirst organization. Unfortunately, Louisiana is 49th of 51 on eighth grade reading scores and 47th of 51 on eighth grade math scores.
Maybe Michelle Rhee needs to change her grading standards. Anybody who values ideology over actually helping students learn should be ashamed for hurting students (especially when her organization gives lower rankings to states who actually do a better educating students).
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