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Court fights continue over public funding for Type 2 charter schools

Laura Halleman Feb. 12, 2017, 7:28pm

BATON ROUGE — Type 2 charter schools are facing another setback in public funding after the 1st Circuit Court of Appeal ruled this month that the institutions are not public schools, and therefore cannot receive public funding.

Houma case highlights why hiring a lawyer is a good idea

John Severance Aug. 7, 2016, 10:35pm

BATON ROUGE – A Houma, Louisiana case is bringing back an old argument as to whether defendants should represent themselves in court cases.