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Jefferson Parish public schools at risk of more layoffs, eventual campus closings

“This is a growing statewide problem as Louisiana cut $500,000,000 from its education budget this year. Yet, we continually wonder why we rank at the bottom of many important lists. How can we attract more businesses and Fortune 500 companies … Continue reading

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Southern University and Other Schools Need My Help—NOW!

Below is what happens when you cut $500 million out of Louisiana’s education budget—possible bankruptcy, layoffs and cutting students short. This is just another reason as to why Russ Wise needs to be elected this October and go to Baton … Continue reading

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Do You Believe in Our Current Education System?

The jury is still out on many of the current School Reform issues like charter schools, vouchers, and tax paid scholarships to private and parochial schools. Are they the keys to the future or just current fads? Russ wants more … Continue reading

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Athletics Can’t Be Immune To Budget Cuts

The following editorial written by Russ appeared in: The TIMES PICAYUNE on AUGUST 18, 2011 & L’OBSERVATEUR on AUGUST 10, 2001 Thank you for Jennifer Boquet’s excellent coverage of the St. John the Baptist School Board’s Aug. 4 meeting.  As … Continue reading

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