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Louisiana Teacher Pay Fact Sheet

On paper, the average teacher salary in Louisiana appears to have modestly increased from $48,627 to $50,589. However, when adjusted for inflation, the average teacher salary has actually decreased more than $6,000.

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Social Analysis Reports

Jesuits and their colleagues have new tools to help them better understand the “signs of the times” in their locales.

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Address by Most Reverend Salvatore J. Cordileone, Archbishop of San Francisco

Delivered at the 2019 Catholic Immigrant Integration Initiative Conference Santa Clara, California | March 13, 2019

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