Louisiana School for the Deaf, others targeted for improvements

January 24, 2019 | The Advocate

The state is launching a three-year plan aimed at improving oversight and expertise in the troubled Louisiana School for the Deaf and others, officials said Tuesday.

The changes stem from a 2018 report that said the School for the Deaf suffers from low-morale among students and other problems and that major changes are needed in the Special School District, which oversees the schools.

The initial goal is to revamp the district and improve its staff so that high-qualify services can be delivered to students.

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