Guest columnists

May 13, 2014

Reforming La. education like pulling teeth

Achievement in U.S. elementary schools lags behind many industrialized countries. The U.S. comes in 16th in science and 23rd in math. Our major economic competitors – […]
May 28, 2014

Lawmakers skeptical of consultant ideas

When Gov. Bobby Jindal’s administration hired an outside consultant to find “efficiencies’’ in state government, lawmakers and other state officials greeted the hiring news skeptically. They’ve […]
May 28, 2014

AP Analysis: Each party certain the other is wrong

In gridlocked Washington, what’s increasingly striking is that both parties are nearly unanimous in their positions. Each seems certain it’s totally right and the other totally […]
May 28, 2014

Keeping our promise to America’s veterans

When we send our American citizens to war, we make a promise to protect them and a commitment to support them when they return home from […]