NO ACTION YET FROM THE CADDO SCHOOL BOARD ON A PLAN TO HIRE AN OUTSIDE COMPANY TO RUN THE PARISHES ALTERNATIVE SCHOOLS.  BOARD MEMBERS WANT MORE TIME TO LOOK AT THE PROPOSAL.  THESE S

CHOOLS TAKE IN STUDENTS WHO HAVE BEEN EXPELLED OR SUSPENDED FOR SERIOUS OFFENSES AT THE MAINSTREAM SCHOOLS. IF THESE SCHOOLS ARE HANDED OVER TO AN OUTSIDE COMPANY, THE PARISH COULD SAVE AS MUCH AS FIVE MILLION DOLLARS.