PPEL (Power of Public Education Lafayette) held a public forum on the Louisiana School Performance Score on September 15 at 6:00 pm in the Clifton Chenier Community Center in North Lafayette. The free forum focused on how the Louisiana School Performance Scores, School Letter Grades, and standardized testing effect our children. It provided up-to-date information from people with different positions within the world of public education. Questions were taken from the audience and folks stayed after the event to talk with other interested members of the public and the speakers. It was an interesting and invigorating night.
Featuring speakers included: Tom Spencer, LPSS Director of Accountability; Noel Hammatt, education researcher; Dr. Frank Del Favero, Education professor at UL Lafayette, and Dr. Patrice Pujol, Ascension Parish Superintendent and member of the State Accountability Commission.
The forum was broadcast on AOC and clips of each presentation have been made available on AOC’s YouTube channel. Each speaker’s presentation is embedded below.
The LPSS Director of Accountability
Educational Researcher, Former East Baton Rouge Parish School Board member, and past President of the Louisiana School Boards Association
Frank Del Favero
Professor of Education at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Ascension Parish Superintendent and member of the State Accountability Commission