Who is Russ Wise?
Russ Wise is a civic and community leader who has been working for education reform for more than a decade as a member of the St. John Parish School Board.
Russ is running for the Louisiana House of Representatives and believes that a quality education for every person is the key to Louisiana's future. A resident of LaPlace for the past 28 years and a volunteer with numerous organizations serving the River Parishes, Russ is privileged to know and work with its citizens.
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“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
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
Second Annual Wise Student Savings Account Program Launched St. John the Baptist Students Triple Money through First-of-its-Kind Savings Account (Reserve, LA.) – The rush is on for 200 local students to be given free money through a one-of-a-kind savings … Continue reading
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