vouchers http://wrkf.org en Superintendent Envisions Reform Within Baton Rouge Schools http://wrkf.org/post/superintendent-envisions-reform-within-baton-rouge-schools <p><span class="BodyCopy">Bernard Taylor came into East Baton Rouge Parish as the new superintendent of schools officially in June. He arrived amidst a wave of state education reforms, for which the parish is arguably ground zero. </span></p><p class="BodyCopy">Roughly a third of Baton Rouge public schools, threatened with state takeover, face new competition from private school vouchers and independent charter schools.</p><p class="BodyCopy">Accountability measures for teachers and administrators are adding to the pressure.</p><p class="BodyCopy">Speaking with WRKF's Amy Jeffries, Taylor does not mince words in his critique of state reforms or the potential of East Baton Rouge public schools.</p><p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 18:27:36 +0000 Amy Jeffries 2129 at http://wrkf.org Superintendent Envisions Reform Within Baton Rouge Schools