State Superintendent of Education
State of Louisiana
Excellent preparation for adult life is not just an issue of individual civil rights; it is an imperative for our nation's future. In an increasingly competitive world, making this promise to every child and every family means that schools and school systems have to be performance organizations, with the capabilities we would expect of any other organization on whose shoulders rest our security and our aspirations. In order to achieve this, adults will have to change, and leaders will have to lead that change.