About BESE

Upcoming Meetings
May 18 Accountability Commission
Time TBA, Thomas Jefferson Rm. 1-136
Claiborne Building, Baton Rouge

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May 22 Early Childhood Care and Education
Advisory Council

Time TBA, Thomas Jefferson Rm. 1-136
Claiborne Building, Baton Rouge

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Jun 7 Superintendents' Advisory Council
9:00 a.m., Thomas Jefferson Rm. 1-136
Claiborne Building, Baton Rouge

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Jun 19 BESE Committees
Time TBA, Louisiana Purchase Rm., 1-100
Claiborne Building, Baton Rouge

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Jun 20 Joint BESE / Board of Regents meeting
Time TBA, Louisiana Purchase Rm., 1-100
Claiborne Building, Baton Rouge

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Jun 20 BESE meeting
Time TBA, Louisiana Purchase Rm., 1-100
Claiborne Building, Baton Rouge

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The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) is the administrative body for all Louisiana public elementary and secondary schools; it also performs certain administrative functions for the state's non-public elementary and secondary schools. BESE adopts regulations and enacts policies governing the operations of the schools under its jurisdiction, and exercises budgetary oversight of their educational programs and services.

BESE believes that every child is valued, every child will learn, and that the future of the state and its quality of life depend on an educated citizenry. BESE is committed to making informed policy decisions that will result in improved academic achievement and educational opportunities for all students.

 

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