Louisiana Teachers Close Schools (Again) to Protest Governor
3:58 PM, Mar 26, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
The American Press of Louisiana reports:
This isn't the first time Louisiana teachers have canceled class to protest education reforms. Earlier this month at least three school districts did the same thing.
And it's getting uglier.
Orleans parish school board president Thomas Robichaux told the New Orleans Times-Picayune that "The modern Republican party is very fascist-oriented. ... It's modern fascism -- corporations taking over the government." And Democratic state representative Sam Jones likened Governor Bobby Jindal to a Nazi. "[T]he brownshirts of the 1930s," Jones said on the state house floor.