When a Louisiana high school student remarked in class that the square root symbol looked like a gun, the local police investigated him and cleared him but the school did not.
Louisiana Struggles to Balance Budget for Free Tuition Program
The state of Louisiana is studying how to balance the budget for a free tuition program for state residents, which has ballooned to over $300 million.
Louisiana Governor Vetoed Campus Free Speech Bill, Called It ‘Overly Burdensome’
Louisiana’s governor, John Bel Edwards, said that signing a free speech bill for college campuses would be “overly burdensome.”
Louisiana University has Restrictive Free Speech Code of Only Speaking You Mind for Two Hours a Week
This sounds outrageous, but it’s apparently true at Northwestern State University in Louisiana: The school earned the uncoveted “Speech Code of the Month” from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, which just downgraded Northwestern…
Study finds School Choice Saves Money for Public Education
An interesting study, indeed: The study, a working paper published by the University of Arkansas Department of Education Reform, specifically looks at the Louisiana Scholarship Program. The program gives tuition scholarships with an average value…
Are Charter Schools Working?
Charter schools are becoming a huge piece of the market in some of America’s most troubled cities.
Student Gov’t Leader: Right-Handed People Privilege Exists
Wait, what?! A University of New Orleans student government executive argues that aside from white males, college students, U.S. citizens, and even right-handers need to “check their privilege.” Darius Miner, who serves as Chief Justice…
New Orleans Charter Schools a Model to Follow
It’s a really good piece on how New Orleans charter schools picked up the pieces after Hurricane Katrina to drastically improve the education environment in the city.
In Epps Analysis of Executive Order
Editor’s Note: University of Baltimore Law Professor Garrett Epps Strikes Out Again Governor Jindal’s attempt to protect individual rights from government intrusion has received the now all-too-familiar slander and cranky response from those who don’t…
Bobby Jindal unveils Plan to Repeal Common Core
He’s taken up the anti-Common Core mantle, and good for him.