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When job market rebounds, state will have teacher shortage
Louisiana public school teachers continue to retire in droves as a result of tumultuous educational reforms in recent years, and the state could face a serious teacher shortage as a boom in populat...
Dec 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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State budget debacle only just beginning
How will lawmakers deal with a $1.4 billion budget hole next year? For starters, Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols said that the current spending and hiring freezes in place could eithe...
Dec 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commission will recommend changes in teacher evaluation
Louisiana’s controversial teacher evaluation system that is based largely on student test scores is likely to be revised in the wake of a review by an Accountability Commission that has heard exten...
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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More GOP wins, More GOP problems
Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown. That’s as much true in Shakespeare as it is in Louisiana politics. Republican Party insiders, following a massive wave of conservative wins in the state, ar...
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Another poster child for waste
By John Kennedy, State Treasurer As if we needed another example of government waste, a New Orleans nonprofit appears to be the poster child for what can go wrong when an organization receives too ...
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Welcome and enjoy the Christmas Festival
Natchitoches Christmas Festival. Those magical words have created excitement and enthusiasm for generations of local folks and visitors from across the nation and world, and the community is poised...
Dec 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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AG opposing EPA regulations
BATON ROUGE, LA)— Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell has joined 16 other state attorneys general in filing strongly worded comments in pending federal rulemaking proceedings opposing the Env...
Nov 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Letter to the Editor:
Dear Editor: In 2008 people said that Candidate Obama was a Muslim and was not a citizen of the United States. At the present these statements are still being used. These statements were not true i...
Nov 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vitter; Nungesser-Young lead early 2015 poll
Voters, obviously, are not yet tuned into the 2015 ballot, despite the intriguing races it will host. But that didn't stop the Metairie-based research firm Multi-Quest from going into the field for...
Nov 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NSU president will have role in enhancing work force
Northwestern State University and its incoming president Dr. Jim Henderson will play a leading role in a new alliance designed to expand and enhance the work force in Louisiana and this region thou...
Nov 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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