Investing in education is important

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Education is more than reading, writing and arithmetic. It is one of the most important investments we can make in our young people.

I have always been impressed and proud of the folks in LaSalle Parish that have supported education. I don’t think I ever remember voters turning down a tax issue or renewal, which was dedicated toward improving our education system.

My wife, all six of my children and now numerous grandchildren have benefited from the education they received at the hands of dedicated educators in this parish.

The impact of investment in education is profound as education results in raising income levels, improving health, and reducing poverty. Young people who are provided a good education will provide a better future for their families.

 

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