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Highly Effective Teachers: Bossier at the Top of the list

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Louisiana's Department of Education has  released a report on its first year using Compass to measure teacher and student performance in school systems across the state.

Bossier Parish teachers are among the highest rated teachers in the state according to State School Superintendent John White.

White says that 92% of teachers in Bossier rate has effective or highly effective which is above the state average of 89%.

 Bossier School Superintendent D.C. Machen released the following statement:

  "We appreciate State Superintendent John White's remarks about Bossier Schools Teachers' Compass results in both of the areas of high student outcomes and professional practice ratings," said D.C. Machen, Superintendent of Bossier Schools. "We are certainly pleased by these COMPASS ratings. Our students did a great job achieving success in the classroom, with 82% of them being on grade level. It is both reflective of and equated to high teacher performance across Bossier Parish."

The state also released the numbers for Caddo Parish teachers, 88% of teachers in Caddo rate has highly effective or effective.

Interim Superintendent Dr. Mary Nash -Robinson issued the following the statement regarding Caddo:

"As we look at the Compass data released today by the state, Caddo will utilize the information to improve classroom instruction.  Our data indicates that our teachers and principals set high rigorous standards for the greatest increases in student achievement.  We are pleased to see many proficient teachers but also will utilize the Compass tool for teacher and leader improvement."

 

 

 

 

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