Jacob Mathews

Jacob Mathews is a reporter for The Center Square.

Public Education
Louisiana’s educational savings account program less regulated than other states

(The Center Square) โ€” There are some major differences between Louisiana’s recently passed educational savings account program and those in other Southern states. The Louisiana Giving All True Opportunity to… Read More

July 5, 2024
Legislation
Louisiana’s universal education savings account program set to launch in 2025

(The Center Square) โ€“ Louisiana’s new education savings account program will debut in August 2025, but plenty of work remains before it becomes a universal program for Pelican State K-12… Read More

June 25, 2024
Public Education
Louisiana education board approves new accountability standards for students

(The Center Square) โ€“ The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted unanimously to approve new accountability standards in schools during a meeting on Wednesday. Louisiana Superintendent of Education… Read More

June 13, 2024
Public Education
Louisiana superintendents raise concerns with new accountability standards

(The Center Square) โ€” The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Superintendents’ Advisory Council voted to oppose new accountability standards at a meeting on Thursday. David Claxton, president of the Louisiana… Read More

June 7, 2024