Category Archives: Latest from the Cowen Institute

2017 Earn and Learn Applications Open

| August 19, 2016

Applications for the 2017 Earn and Learn program are now open. You can apply by filling out this form.

Quick Take on Differentiated Funding

| March 14, 2016


CI DIfferentiated Funding Draft

Today, the Cowen Institute released a primer on the differentiated funding formula being proposed for all RSD and OPSB New Orleans schools. The brief explains the funding formula, and how it will fund city schools if it is adopted. A common differentiated funding formula to cover OPSB and RSD schools is important to ensure all schools are funded equitably based on the cost of serving their students.

You can read the brief here.

FAFSA and SPS Reports Featured on “The 411″

| March 2, 2016

Policy Director Vincent Rossmeier recently appeared on WGNO’s “The 411″ to discuss the Cowen Institute’s FAFSA and SPS reports.

Issue Briefs: Apprenticeships

| November 4, 2015

Click here to read the new issue brief on apprenticeships in New Orleans and Louisiana.

OPSB-BESE Candidate Forum

| October 1, 2015

In advance of this fall’s elections, we are co-hosting a forum that will give the public the chance to hear from the candidates running for local and state education boards.

Issue Brief: New Orleans Public School Governance

| September 29, 2015

Click here to read the new issue brief on public school governance in New Orleans.

Common Core in New Orleans & Lousisiana

| September 2, 2015

Click here to read about what Common Core is, what it will mean for states, and what its future looks like in Louisiana.

Cowen Institute Receives Grant for Youth Career Pathways

| July 9, 2015

Read the release here.

The State of Public Education in New Orleans: Ten Years After Hurricane Katrina

| June 17, 2015

Read the Cowen Institute’s new report and view special online-only features.

Cowen Institute Releases Brief on Federal Funding for OY

| May 28, 2015

Read about how a new law will provide more funding for job training and adult education here

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