About South Louisiana

Out of 50 states, Louisiana ranks last in the number of fourth graders who read at the proficient level on the national skills test, NAEP. Yet South Louisiana corps members and students are proving every year that with hard work, determination, and partnerships across the community, all South Louisiana students can achieve at the highest levels. 

From students winning competitive scholarships, to innovative new models of schools, to the influx of leaders coming to work in our community, we’re seeing strong progress in South Louisiana. Inspired by our students' determination, and with the knowledge that change is possible, we are working to pick up speed, grow our numbers, and play a larger role in the movement to ensure all kids in South Louisiana have access to an excellent education.

 

1990

Year Partnership Established 

180

Corps Size This Year

About Us

Executive Director, South Louisana
It was there that he deepened his knowledge of the enormity of the disparity in education when the third grade student he worked with was not able to read basic first-grade words. Michael, a South Louisiana native, joined Teach For America and taught as part of the founding staff at Mott Hall Bronx

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