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The Uncivil War
Baton Rouge, La.—Walter Russell Meade made a very interesting observation on his blog in The American Interest magazine. Meade describes the coming “blue-on-blue” battle arising between public sect...
Dec 12, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Restoring Confidence
By Michael Reagan Help us, we're falling and we can't get up again. Once upon a time -- in 1988 and 1998 to be exact -- the United States was the best country for a baby to be born and raised in, a...
Dec 11, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louisiana ranks low for vehicle owners
Just when it was beginning to seem that Louisiana could not be at the top of many more bad lists or the bottom of good ones, the state has been ranked as the third worst in the nation overall for v...
Dec 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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State will continue to face shortage of qualified teachers
The number of public school teachers in Louisiana continues to decline, which should be a matter of serious concern for state and parish education officials despite new reports from a consultant in...
Dec 08, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louisiana fails to comply with federal ID law
Louisiana residents traveling by plane to other parts of the country could see some problems popping up on the radar in the next several weeks unless the state acts quickly to bring its driver’s li...
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Louisiana continues to lag behind in high school graduation rates
Louisiana’s high school graduation rate is still near the bottom in the nation despite extensive attention to the problem in recent years, and the low graduation numbers have a negative impact on h...
Dec 06, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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STATUS QUO DEFENDERS CHALLENGE EDUCATION REFORMS IN COURTS
In state court this week, Judge Tim Kelley of the 19th JDC heard a suit filed by the Louisiana Association of Educators, the Louisiana Federation of Teachers, the Louisiana School Boards Associatio...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Landmark Law Faces Days in Court
In what may have been the apex of Gov. Bobby Jindal’s power and influence over the Legislature, his team pressed non-stop to push through a far-reaching package of education bills in the first thre...
Dec 05, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Republican Suckers
Republicans had better learn from history -- and from Ronald Reagan's mistake. President Obama and his fellow big-spenders in Congress are promising if they get higher tax rates today they'll make ...
Dec 04, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Generous grant from Weyerhaeuser is investment in area’s future
The Weyerhaeuser Company demonstrated both generosity and a vision for the future of this region and the state in awarding a $10,000 grant to help attract more students to Northwestern State Univer...
Dec 01, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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