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LEAP Scores Stall: As Schools Retain Teachers and New Curriculum Takes Root, the City Will See Change


The percentage of 3rd through 8th grade students scoring Mastery and above on ELA and math LEAP tests combined improved statewide. In New Orleans, LEAP scores did not improve; the percentage of students scoring Mastery and above has stalled, while… Read More