The state’s athletic association lifts a rule requiring social security numbers after an outcry by educators and activists
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A New Orleans charter school’s teachers discover sports help them reach struggling students, but the LHSAA won’t let them play without social security numbers.
As a result of this report from November by Casey Parks, on Friday, the LHSAA will vote to amend their rule.
Leslie Ellison’s Anti-LGBT Views Make Her Unfit to Lead the Orleans Parish School Board
A small Southern Baptist college in Pineville, LA tried to get a lawsuit dismissed alleging that they refused to hire a football coach because he has “Jewish blood.”
That’s just the latest chapter in the decline of a once-respected liberal arts university.
The state’s Tuition Donation Credit program allows contributors to use the money they’d otherwise have to spend in state income taxes to donate to private schools instead.
Bad information and bad temper dominated much of the committee’s work.
“We’re confident that when the evidence of this case is presented, there will be no doubt about the veracity of the allegations in Mr. Bonadona’s complaint,” asserts Bonadona’s lawyer.
In a federal complaint filed yesterday, LC president Rick Brewer is alleged to have violated the law by refusing to hire a Christian assistant football coach because of his Jewish heritage.
Once considered innovative, Louisiana’s TOPS program, which provides scholarships to more than 50,000 students every year, now benefits the wealthy more than it helps those in need and bears only a passing resemblance to Patrick Taylor’s original vision.
In the wake of the killing of Alton Sterling and officers Gerald, Garafalo and Jackson, I encountered some who lamented, “This is not who we are.” My response was simply, “This is exactly who we are.”