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  • Edwards reaches education compromise after series of failures Play Video

    May 5, 2016 7:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE- School reform advocates, business groups and teacher unions all came to compromise Thursday at the state Capitol over teacher evaluations. The Senate Education Committee passed a bill that will slightly reduce the effect of student test scores on a teacher’s performance. Currently high test scores can earn teachers... more »
  • Common Core compromise bill headed to Gov. Bobby Jindal

    June 5, 2015 5:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The legislative fight over Louisiana's use of the Common Core education standards is ending quietly. Centerpiece legislation of a compromise deal on the standards received final passage Friday with a 38-0 Senate vote. The bill goes to Gov. Bobby Jindal. It calls for public meetings to review... more »
  • Compromise bill wins support in Common Core debate Play Video

    May 13, 2015 11:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A compromise bill is winning support from key players in the Common Core education debate Wednesday at the Louisiana Legislature. Rep. Lance Harris dropped his anti-Common Core bill in favor of the compromise legislation from Rep. Brett Geymann, which would create a process to give the... more »
  • White House backs compromise Iran bill in Senate

    April 14, 2015 1:40 PM

    WASHINGTON - The White House says President Barack Obama would be willing to sign a compromise bill giving Congress a say on the emerging nuclear deal with Iran. Republicans and Democrats on a key Senate panel reached a compromise Tuesday. The compromise shortens the congressional review period and makes other... more »
  • Conference committee approves $17B VA health bill

    July 29, 2014 11:02 AM

    WASHINGTON - House and Senate negotiators have approved a compromise bill to spend about $17 billion to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs. Agreement by the 28-member conference committee was needed to move the bill to the full House and Senate. The bill is intended to help veterans avoid long... more »

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