Old-fashioned respect mandated

Lovely, Gail
October 1999
Curriculum Administrator;Oct99, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p11
Reports on a law pushed by Louisiana Governor Mike Foster requiring the state's K-5 public school students to address teachers by ma'am and sir. Comparison with the governor's `Respect' bill; Punishment for rudeness.


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