July 2015 Editorials - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

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  • YOUR TURN - Poor Ranking Schools

    YOUR TURN - Poor Ranking Schools

    Friday, July 31 2015 12:31 PM EDT2015-07-31 16:31:29 GMT
    This week’s “Your Turn” segment goes to Debra Nance, one of dozens of people who reacted to the story about Louisiana public schools ranking poorly when compared to other states.More >>
    This week’s “Your Turn” segment goes to Debra Nance. Nance is one of dozens of people who reacted to the story about Louisiana public schools ranking poorly when compared to other states.More >>
  • OUR TURN: Mentally Ill Access to Guns

    OUR TURN: Mentally Ill Access to Guns

    Tuesday, July 28 2015 12:44 PM EDT2015-07-28 16:44:13 GMT
    We’ve all had the opportunity to learn about two extremely promising young women -- Mayci Breaux and Jillian Johnson. We owe it to them, their family and friends to take all reasonableMore >>
    We’ve all had the opportunity to learn about two extremely promising young women -- Mayci Breaux and Jillian Johnson. We owe it to them, their family and friends to take all reasonable steps to at least minimize the number of mass shootings that occur in the future.More >>
  • YOUR TURN: Lafayette Theater Shooting

    YOUR TURN: Lafayette Theater Shooting

    Friday, July 24 2015 3:14 PM EDT2015-07-24 19:14:50 GMT
    This week’s “Your Turn” segment goes to Tracey Stephens Chidester. Chidester is one of hundreds of people who went to our Facebook page to post a comment in the wake of the theater shooting in Lafayette. She offered high praise for Lafayette’s first responders.More >>
    This week’s “Your Turn” segment goes to Tracey Stephens Chidester. Chidester is one of hundreds of people who went to our Facebook page to post a comment in the wake of the theater shooting in Lafayette. She offered high praise for Lafayette’s first responders.More >>
  • OUR TURN: ACT Test Scores

    OUR TURN: ACT Test Scores

    Tuesday, July 21 2015 1:52 PM EDT2015-07-21 17:52:33 GMT
    Air: Tuesday, July 21, 2015Congratulations to educators, parents and high school students on the second consecutive year of improvement among students taking the ACT test.The ACT is one of two tests used by colleges as an entrance exam. State officials were quick to attribute the small increase in the test scores to what they called "raised expectations" for students to do better in math and English. The state's news release did not mention Common Core by name, but there ...More >>
    Air: Tuesday, July 21, 2015Congratulations to educators, parents and high school students on the second consecutive year of improvement among students taking the ACT test.The ACT is one of two tests used by colleges as an entrance exam. State officials were quick to attribute the small increase in the test scores to what they called "raised expectations" for students to do better in math and English. The state's news release did not mention Common Core by name, but there ...More >>
  • YOUR TURN: Entergy Power Outages

    YOUR TURN: Entergy Power Outages

    Friday, July 17 2015 11:23 AM EDT2015-07-17 15:23:53 GMT
    This week’s “Your Turn” segment goes to Sterling Kidder. Kidder and many others commented about our story on the investigation into all the power outages we’ve had recently.More >>
    This week’s “Your Turn” segment goes to Sterling Kidder. Kidder and many others commented about our story on the investigation into all the power outages we’ve had recently.More >>
  • OUR TURN: Uniform For Kids

    OUR TURN: Uniform For Kids

    Tuesday, July 14 2015 12:10 PM EDT2015-07-14 16:10:56 GMT
    Can you imagine being the only kid in your class who is not wearing a school uniform? This can have a devastating impact on the self-esteem of a young child. To make sure that does not happen, WAFB is partnering again this year with St. Vincent de Paul and Keans Fine Dry Cleaning for the Uniforms for Kids campaign.More >>
    Can you imagine being the only kid in your class who is not wearing a school uniform? This can have a devastating impact on the self-esteem of a young child. To make sure that does not happen, WAFB is partnering again this year with St. Vincent de Paul and Keans Fine Dry Cleaning for the Uniforms for Kids campaign.More >>
  • YOUR TURN: Miss USA Controversy

    YOUR TURN: Miss USA Controversy

    Friday, July 3 2015 11:40 AM EDT2015-07-03 15:40:04 GMT
    This weeks Your Turn segment goes to CM Morganson. Morganson is one of many people who disagreed with our take on the Miss USA pageant controversy. She and many others put the blame squarely on the NBC television network, not Donald Trump.More >>
    This weeks Your Turn segment goes to CM Morganson. Morganson is one of many people who disagreed with our take on the Miss USA pageant controversy. She and many others put the blame squarely on the NBC television network, not Donald Trump.More >>
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