If You Care About Louisiana, This Should Make You Livid | CenLamar –Blogger Lamar White summarizes the stakes of the bill to kill the levee board’s lawsuit against oil and gas companies. He notes BP’s support for the bill,and wonders if BP’s legal team reached the same conclusion as 79 law professors— that the bill could delay or derail state oil spill claims.
The inmates apparently would be moved to the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center, about an hour’s drive from New Orleans, for months or even years while [Sheriff Marlin] Gusman seeks to build a detention facility that could accommodate inmates in need of acute mental health care.
The B-rated KIPP Central City Academy bested several A schools in math in most grades.
Lagniappe Academies, rated a B by the state, was the only member of the Recovery School District to have all eighth-graders pass English and math.
In fourth-grade English and math, students at Dr. King Charter School, rated a C by the state, had more of its students pass English and math than every school but Lusher Charter School and Lake Forest Elementary Charter School.
[City Councilwoman Nadine] Ramsey said she didn’t find the HDLC’s arguments in favor of retaining the Teche Street structure — that demolition would erode the streetscape and create a vast open space, among other reasons — sufficiently compelling to oppose the teardown.
Mark Moseley blogs at Your Right Hand Thief. Until mid 2014, Mark Moseley was The Lens' opinion writer, engagement specialist and coordinator for the Charter Schools Reporting Corps. After Katrina and...
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