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re: First MALE Saintsation? Guy makes it to finals of selection - LSUFanHouston
I hope he makes the team. Equality runs both ways. ...
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re: Catholic School Lunches in Trouble (Louisiana) - LSUFanHouston
[quote]So basically your argument has moved to theft is okay because Hunger Games.[/quote] No... because I don't believe in the whole "taxation is theft" meme. We don't live in a world where we are billed only for the public services we use. ...
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re: Smoothie King announces its moving HQ from Louisiana to Dallas, Texas - LSUFanHouston
[quote]You just described Katy. Why are you so angry?[/quote] I lived 6 years in Katy. And I've been back in NOLA for 6 years. Loved my house in Cinco... traffic to the galleria area SUUUUUCCCCCKKKKEEEEDDD every day. And people tell me it's worse now. ...
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re: Catholic School Lunches in Trouble (Louisiana) - LSUFanHouston
[quote]So the comment earlier (not by you) that Private Schools help Public Schools by reducing their numbers is nonsense as I expected.[/quote] Let's say there is a billion dollars to spend by the state. If you increase the number of students, to keep per pupil spending the same, you need to ...
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re: Smoothie King announces its moving HQ from Louisiana to Dallas, Texas - LSUFanHouston
[quote]How is it weird? There’s no “bad part of town,” no “culcha,” amenities everywhere, great school districts, etc. It’s extremely attractive to the type of employees these companies want to hire.[/quote] It's all fake. It's nice, sure. I have friends in Dallas, Ft Worth, Roanoke, McKinney,...
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re: Catholic School Lunches in Trouble (Louisiana) - LSUFanHouston
[quote]Not in BR [/quote] BR has magnet schools, right?...
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re: Smoothie King announces its moving HQ from Louisiana to Dallas, Texas - LSUFanHouston
[quote]if they wanted to and induce the right personnel to relocate....follow the money, or lack thereof that they have to pay, always follow the money[/quote] People want to move to North Dallas. It's weird to me as well, but true. The sad reality is we don't have enough high-management type...
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re: Smoothie King announces its moving HQ from Louisiana to Dallas, Texas - LSUFanHouston
[quote]personal income taxes[/quote] Somewhat offset by higher property taxes, but yeah [quote]Corporate[/quote] Texas Margin Tax, bro...
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re: Selling a louisiana business and taxes - LSUFanHouston
Depending on the structure of the entity and the number of years it has been in operation. There is a step-up scale. [link=(http://revenue.louisiana.gov/LawsPolicies/RIB16-039.pdf)]LINK[/link] ...
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re: Catholic School Lunches in Trouble (Louisiana) - LSUFanHouston
[quote]In what world are reasonable people okay with theft at the barrel of gun in order to fund an unusable resource? [/quote] Public school is plenty usable. If you choose not to use that resource, that's on you. ...
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re: Catholic School Lunches in Trouble (Louisiana) - LSUFanHouston
[quote]My kids school doesn't allow them to bring their own lunches.[/quote] Wait, what? Where is this?? Is lunch provided for free? Or are they forcing you to buy school lunch? If they are forcing you... wow, what a racket. ...
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re: Catholic School Lunches in Trouble (Louisiana) - LSUFanHouston
[quote]Are school districts in LA, not funded based on enrollment numbers?[/quote] Each local district raises what they raise. State money/federal money is allocated out to districts on a per pupil basis. So the more pupils you have... either we need to find more money, or hand out less per pu...
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re: Catholic School Lunches in Trouble (Louisiana) - LSUFanHouston
[quote]Private schools help public schools because the amount of kids they take out of their system. The public system should be in much better condition because of the extra funding with no extra cost. [/quote] However, the private schools only peel off the good kids, the kids that use LESS of...
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re: Catholic School Lunches in Trouble (Louisiana) - LSUFanHouston
[quote]Very well. Now give me and everyone else back our tax monies that we still have to pay to support the sorry arse public school systems and see what that gets you. [/quote] Can I take back the tax monies that I still have to pay to support crappy roads in parts of the state where I don't dri...
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re: Catholic School Lunches in Trouble (Louisiana) - LSUFanHouston
[quote]Deductions =/= credits And 5K is well below the average cost of total family private tuition[/quote] It should be zero. So that's nice that it is something. ...
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re: Catholic School Lunches in Trouble (Louisiana) - LSUFanHouston
[quote]Just curious, what was the reason for pulling them out of Catholic School?[/quote] Our oldest went to 1st and 2nd grade there, our youngest went to Pre-K3 and Pre-K4. 1) The amount of "clique" in this school was insane. It was the only Catholic school in our area. If you weren't in the ...
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re: Catholic School Lunches in Trouble (Louisiana) - LSUFanHouston
[quote]There are districts in Louisiana that spend more per student by a lot than districts in other states yet have far lower teacher salaries than those districts. So yeah, the "how" is of substantial interest.[/quote] 1) Check the administrator salaries - both in the school and in the cent...
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re: Catholic School Lunches in Trouble (Louisiana) - LSUFanHouston
[quote]Honestly, I suspect the actual solution will simply be to eliminate the lunch program entirely and let parents send lunches with their kids. [/quote] My kids, when they went to Catholic school, maybe bought school lunch 2x a month, they almost always brought their own. Now that they are...
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re: Catholic School Lunches in Trouble (Louisiana) - LSUFanHouston
[quote]Let's say this subsidy causes 10% of private school families to no longer be able to afford Private school, that would be a fairly large influx of students back into the public school system. the public school systems would not be able to absorb/afford these new kids especially not as quickly...
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re: Catholic School Lunches in Trouble (Louisiana) - LSUFanHouston
[quote]If you look at the list, you see really fast that per pupil spending and actual results has very little correlation. In fact, in some cases, you could almost argue there's an inverse correlation. [/quote] I know damn well, though, that they spend more than $8,861 to educate kids in Texas. ...
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