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JPPSS Receives Grant From Gates Foundation To Conduct Student Perception Surveys

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) has been awarded a grant in the amount of $286,500 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to fund the JPPSS Student Perception Initiative, which aims to increase educators’ access to real-time feedback on instruction through the use of student surveys. “Research shows that student perception data is […]

JPPSS Receives Grant from Louisiana Department of Education to Transform Struggling Schools

The Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) has been awarded two grants totaling $1.3 million from the Louisiana Department of Education to aid its previously struggling schools. Funding from the grant program, entitled Believe and Succeed, will be used to train a cohort of mid-level school leaders and create an achievement network for lower-performing schools. […]