I’ve been in public education for a quarter century, but I can tell you, as principal of Louisiana Connections Academy, our state’s premier virtual public charter school serving students from Shreveport to Plaquemines, graduation ceremonies never lose their luster!
This will be the second graduating class of seniors from our school, which opened as a K-12 online public school with certified Louisiana teachers in 2011.
OK. The inmates are obviously in charge of the nuthouse. There have been many instances when our politicians have been complete fools, imbeciles, crooks, gangsters and robber-barons, but we have also seen talented statesmen, deeply devoted men of valor, and consummate professional legislators.
Per a recent piece in the Lafayette paper, The Independent, a group of Louisiana Tech doctoral students and instructors responded to U.S. Rep. Jeff Landry’s opposition to the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) studies minor program offered at UL Lafayette.
We are looking the demise of the American Republic squarely in the face. Not that Congress has just discovered it could bribe the public, but the public has finally discovered that’s what Congress has been doing for all these many decades.