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Louisiana Supreme Court case illustrates shortcomings of charter schools

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

March 21, 2018

The Louisiana Supreme Court overturned a decision by the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal regarding charter school funding on March 13. The lower court's ruling held that 35 charter schools did not qualify as public schools ...

Medicare for All represents the evolution of the health care debate in the U.S.

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

October 12, 2017

Last Wednesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) unveiled his "Medicare for All" bill, a seismic legislative restructuring of the American health care system. Under the proposed bill, the federal government would establish a progra...

The Political ReView: National, state and local politics for the week of Sept. 18

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

September 19, 2017

The Hullabaloo is introducing its newest column: The Political ReView. This weekly column will feature national, state and local political events.Views from the 504In local politics, New Orleans city officials are consid...

Louisiana AG Landry mischaracterizes NOLA consent decree

Nketiah Berko, Views Editor

August 27, 2017

On Aug. 15, 2017, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry wrote a guest editorial in the New Orleans Advocate lambasting the city's 2012 Department of Justice-mandated consent decree. The decree, issued after years of institutio...