State: Louisiana


Your Guide to Data and Services for Louisiana

SREB works with Louisiana policymakers, colleges and schools to help them improve education. From this page, find independent, accurate data, reliable best practices and ways to share scarce resources — plus details on how Louisiana uses SREB’s targeted programs and services.

Louisiana Members of the Board

John Bel Edwards, Governor of Louisiana, Baton Rouge, ex officio (2019) Chair of the SREB Board
Cynthia Hedge-Morrell, New Orleans (2018)
Monty Sullivan, President, Louisiana Community and Technical College System, Baton Rouge (2020)
Francis C. Thompson, State Senator, Delhi (2021)
John C. White, State Superintendent of Education, Baton Rouge (2019)

(Appointments to the Board are made by the Governor. Terms expire June 30 of the specified year.)

Louisiana Members of the Legislative Advisory Council

Nancy Landry, State Representative, Lafayette
Gerald Long, State Senator, Winnfield
Dan W. “Blade” Morrish, State Senator, Jennings
H. Eugene Reynolds, State Representative, Minden
Patricia Haynes Smith, State Representative, Baton Rouge
Francis C. Thompson, State Senator, Delhi

Publication June 20177 pages

College Affordability Profile

To help policymakers assess and improve college affordability in their states, SREB provides tailored reports on the policies, programs and prices that drive affordability. Each member-state profile details net price at different types of institutions, state financial aid based on need or other factors, student borrowing, and percentage of family income needed to pay for college at different income levels.


Publication May 20164 pages

Professional Learning

SREB researchers gathered information on efforts in Louisiana, particularly at the Louisiana Department of Education, to foster effective professional learning on the state’s college- and career-readiness standards, the Louisiana State Standards. In collaboration with SREB states and national experts, SREB identified a set of expected state actions — “look-fors” — in four areas of state leadership in professional learning.