Don’t elect state school chief

A move is underway in the Legislature to once again elect the state superintendent of education. It’s a bad

Payday loans survive to thrive

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana citizens who are down on their luck and caught up in the payday loan trap won’t be getting much help from the Legislature.

Common core clears first hurdle

Common Core, the controversial education program setting up tougher reading, writing and math standards in the state’s public schools, survived its first major test last week, but what’s next?

Jindal budgets like crazy quilts

Louisiana legislators continue to criticize the wacky way Gov. Bobby Jindal and his administrative team