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  • Governor Jindal Cuts $100,000 From CODOFIL's Budget

    June 19, 2012 6:24 PM

    Using his veto power, Governor Jindal has cut $100,000 from the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana, also known as CODOFIL. This 40 percent slash to the budget could affect French Immersion. Heba Elseginy's three kids are in French Immersiona at Praire Elementary. Since they started, she's noticed... more »
  • Gingrich Ad Attacks Romney for Speaking French: Political Faux Pas?

    January 24, 2012 12:16 AM

    A political ad attacking Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for speaking French is not sitting well with some in the heart of Cajun Country. "I personally, was offended," said Warren Perrin, who sits on the board for the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana (CODOFIL). The... more »
  • Louisiana's Past Helps Haiti Relief Efforts

    January 20, 2010 7:20 PM

    When things in Haiti settle down, rebuilding efforts will come soon after. An area of concern is the language barrier between American relief workers and the Haitian people. But a part of Louisiana's past is meeting with the present to help bridge the gap. Stephen Ortego runs... more »

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