- 33% more Louisiana schools could face sanctions this year compared to 2011, Barry Landry, a spokesman for Louisiana's Department of Education, told The Advocate.
- 13% of the state's public schools are now listed as "unacceptable" after the state raised its testing standards.
- This year, 180 schools were listed as "unacceptable," up from 135 schools last year.
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The number of public schools facing state sanctions rose by 33 percent this year amid tougher state standards, officials said Monday.
A total of 180 schools are listed as academically unacceptable, up from 135 last year, said Barry Landry, a spokesman for the state Department of Education. ...