More than 30 years ago, then state-Sen. Foster Campbell lobbied then-Gov. Edwin Edwards for a savings account that would enhance educational programs in Bossier Parish. Campbell, a former teacher, said he didn’t think it made sense that other local governmental entities received some of the tax revenue from Louisiana Downs racetrack but that the school […]
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BOSSIER PARISH, La. – The Bossier Education Excellence Fund was established in 1985 by Foster Campbell, and on Tuesday, June 26 at 11 a.m. Campbell and Bossier Schools will host a news conference and issue a big announcement. This year the fund has a $50 Million roll over, up from $500,000 when the fund first […]