Progress Journal

Progress Journal

The Progress Journal disseminates research and policy analysis from experts, citizens, advocates, members of the media, and legislators in a professional and engaging format. The Journal is published annually, and includes original articles on specific policy issues as well as discussions of the Legislative Session. We hope it informs your thoughts about public policy in Louisiana and inspires you to act for progress.

Just Released: Spring 2015 Issue

Click the cover to read the most recent issue of the Louisiana Progress Journal.



















Call For Submissions

You are invited to submit an article for publication in our upcoming Spring 2016 issue of the Journal. Read more here.


Individual articles from this issue of the Louisiana Progress Journal are available below:

Corporal Punishment is Declining in Southern School Districts: Is it Time to Abolish the Paddle in Louisiana Schools?

A Call to Action for Louisiana to Eliminate the Gulf Dead Zone

A Struggle for Survival: The Historic Wetlands Lawsuit Against Big Oil and Gas

Changing Climate, Changing Priorities: Exploring the Nexus of Climate Change, Action and Funding in Louisiana

What Parents and Teachers Should Know About the Common Core

Why the Shreveport Fairness Ordinance is a Great Move for the City

The 2014 Louisiana Legislature: Unfinished Business

Missed Opportunities and Collective Action