Our View

December 17, 2008

Standards too low?

Louisiana should not dumb down school curricula to deal with a high-school dropout problem. That may please some legislators and other officials, because it defines away […]
December 24, 2008

La.’s fight to keep our coastline

Louisiana’s coastline is sinking even as ocean levels are rising, a dire combination that makes our state more vulnerable to climate change than any other place […]
December 31, 2008

Support education’s next horizon

Community leaders from across Louisiana have accepted the challenge of improving Louisiana schools by working with a new organization called Education’s Next Horizon. Literature on the […]
January 7, 2009

Protect nursing home residents

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has begun using stars to rate nursing homes. The lowest rating is one star. It indicates a facility is […]