SUbscriber Login | NEW SUBSCRIPTION  

Jindal proves he's serious about change

  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ad_flash_adapi() expected to be a reference, value given in /var/www/vhosts/rustonleader.com/httpdocs/includes/module.inc on line 497.

Important projects in our area, however, were spared. The $200,000 allocated for the Northeast Louisiana Family Literacy Consortium, which operates six Even Start sites in northeast Louisiana, including the one in Lincoln Parish, remained intact.

It is a relief to know that the funding for a program that helps break the cycle of poverty by providing education to parents and children has been made a priority by the state of Louisiana. This marks the first time the Even Start program has received state funding in addition to its federal funding.

Full text of this article is available to subscribers only. Login if you are already a subscriber. If you are not a subscriber, you can subscribe to the online version here.

Bookmark and Share