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Lawsuit on elderly affairs possible against Jindal administration
A lawmaker from Assumption Parish and a group of senior citizens from south Louisiana say they are working on filing potential litigation against the administration of Gov. Bobby Jindal to address ...
Jan 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report says State needs options to traditional education
Despite continuing concerns about the quality of some private schools participating in the state’s voucher education program, the new Quality Counts report from Education Week magazine shows again ...
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Voucher audit is negative; shows oversight lacking
Louisiana’s school voucher program is back under a microscope after a legislative audit concluded that the controversial system is not being monitored adequately to assure that private schools are ...
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Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor: The recently announced resignation and pending departure of Dr. Derwood Duke from the position of Superintendent of Natchitoches Parish Schools will create an unexpected and challengin...
Jan 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Team Jindal meets Joe Friday
Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols must have known what would come next when she announced a $4.2 million state contract with an out-of-state consulting firm to come up with recommendati...
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Legislature should address infrastructure in session
A new state-by-state study of infrastructure needs nationwide focuses attention on extensive deficiencies in Louisiana’s system of roads, bridges, ports, drinking water, waste disposal facilities a...
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State earns C+ in ‘Quality Counts’rankings
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana gets very high marks for public school accountability but a D-minus for student achievement in a national education publication's latest annual ranking of state educati...
Jan 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vitter still mulling decision on governor’s race
Vitter still mulling decision In a recent interview with LaPolitics.com, U.S. Sen. David Vitter said there were no ulterior motives to his December announcement about his possible run for governor....
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Driving in Louisiana a gamble considering State’s record on the road
Louisiana folks that think their lives are at risk every time they get behind the wheel of a vehicle in this state are probably right. For the second consecutive year, Louisiana has been cited in a...
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Aggressive tourism promotions will provide great opportunities
Tourism has been one of Louisiana’s leading industries for years and continues to grow, and Natchitoches is in a position to expand during 2014 the major role that it has played for decades in tour...
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