Gatti’s bill considered after ‘lunch shaming’ bill rejected
LSU Manship School News Service
BATON ROUGE–The Senate Education Committee on Thursday voted 4-2 to reject a bill that would have prevented schools from punishing students with lunch debt even though the bill had easily passed the House earlier this month.
The committee also voted 5-1 in favor of a bill allowing school employees to participate in student-initiated prayer during the work day if all of the students had obtained signed permission slips from their parents.
Currently, school employees are allowed to participate in student-initiated prayer in schools only before or after