In this letter to the editor, LaPESC chairman Stephen Bartley looks to the Nov. 4 elections as Lafayette's best chance to rally around a 'Common Vision' for our public education system.

cassidy zero carouselThe message his votes send, of course, is that Congressman Cassidy has not learned much from his own state's brushes with natural disaster.

After Thursday night’s directive from the LPSB to push for the final adoption of what many consider a fatally flawed budget — one that would lead to massive across-the-board cuts and possible violations of state and federal laws — Superintendent Pat Cooper responded Friday with a statement outlining the reasons why he wouldn't be complying with the board's instructions.

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Tom Spencer, LPSS director of accountability, research and evaluation, disputes data used by former school board member for an opinion piece in Saturday's Advertiser.

In this letter to the editor, Lafayette Parish School Board member Shelton Cobb (the board's former president) weighs in on the difficulty behind this year's budget process, calling out a number of his fellow board members over their inability to drop their power struggle with the superintendent and make the interests of the students a top priority.

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