For now, it looks like the state’s school choice scholarship program will be here to stay, which is why it’s good that the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education adopted accountability standards for those schools last week.
Every public school in Louisiana is graded each year, and those with grades deemed unacceptable face sanctions, receive improvement plans and, in extreme cases, relinquish control to the state through the Recovery School District.
Louisiana Tech University is undeniably in the dawn of a new era after new president Les Guice took over on July 1, followed shortly thereafter by the appointment of new athletics director Tommy McClelland.
But Tech has exploded into the future in recent weeks with the exciting announcement of two important new cornerstones for the university’s athletics department.
Big steps have been taken in the journey known as Tech’s “Quest for Excellence,” a capital campaign geared toward greatly enhancing the University’s athletic facilities.