Two recommendations for improving public schools

The Baton Rouge Area Foundation commissioned a report to seek answers to public education from principals and educators. Written by SSA Consultants, the report offers two main recommendations: 1) a system of high-quality, full-time academies for overage and disruptive students; 2)  a system of feed-back circles would allow for two-way communication between those in the central office who make policy decisions and the principals and teachers who implement them. 

Booz Hamilton: Invest in BR, NOLA airports

The Baton Rouge Area Foundation and the Baton Rouge Area Chamber commissioned a review of South Louisiana airports to determine if a new  airport was needed between Baton Rouge and New Orleans. Booz Hamilton, a consulting firm hired for the project, reported that Baton Rouge and New Orleans should continue to invest in their own airports instead of any agency building a new one. Download the Report