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Political rock stars of the 6th District

Every election cycle has its rock stars, those politicians who affect fawning followers like a modern-day Elvis or jump off drum sets to loud...

Publisher: La. must work together to meet workforce challenge

In his latest column Business Report Publisher Rolfe McCollister highlights a pressing problem Louisiana is working to address that many other states would also...

Publisher: McAllister making La. a national punchline

In his latest column, Business Report Publisher Rolfe McCollister notes that the political class in Washington, D.C., had scarcely finished having a good laugh...

School’s choice – Accountability and admissions could prove deciding factors for possible participation in...

Over the past six years, The Dunham School has been in serious growth mode. The independent Christian college preparatory academy on 23 acres in the...

Tenuous tenure: Reform advocates gear up for another shot at eliminating the Louisiana law...

It isn't often that you hear a classroom teacher calling for a speedy end to tenure. But that's what Holly Boffy, who won the 2010...

What will he do for an encore? – Political observers expect Gov. Bobby Jindal...

As Gov. Bobby Jindal begins his second term, the question that many people have is this: Will he emerge as the transformational governor that...

School choice – John White has served as head of the Recovery School District...

The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education election has basically come down to this question: Will you or won't you support John White as...

The unannounced candidate: Will the public antics of Mike Walker propel him to the...

Mike Walker's frequent battles with his former ally, Mayor Kip Holden, have become an unwritten agenda item at Metro Council meetings. Walker voted in favor...

The virtual classroom – About 2,000 families competed for slots in Louisiana Connections Academy,...

What if students could forgo khaki pants and polo shirts and head for school in their pajamas? What if they didn't have to guess...

Shades of Gray: After 40 years with the Ethics Board, Gray Sexton has emerged...

For four decades, Gray Sexton was the face of ethics in Louisiana. Now, the former chief administrator for the Board of Ethics is fighting for...

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