Rough Day 2? Try These Resources for Student Downtime

Within hours of the announcement closing Louisiana schools for the next month, parents, teachers, nonprofits, and companies had already begun mobilizing to share resources, links, curricula, virtual museum tours, and so much more. As uncertainty swirls around the spread of COVID-19, the community’s strong response to fill these education gaps is providing parents with a…

Louisiana’s Economy Was Struggling Before Latest Shocks

While this week’s newly released report from the Bureau of Labor Statisticsr on states’ unemployment situations will likely be drowned out by COVID-19 updates, the economic news should concern all Louisianans. BLS reveals that in January 2020, Louisiana’s unemployment rate rose yet again to 5.3 percent. Since June of last year, the state’s unemployment has…