As we begin another academic year in New Orleans, the DA’s Office is mindful of the role that schools can play not just in teaching our children left and right, but in teaching them right and wrong. Schools keep our children out of harm’s way and keep them away from the factors and situations that may motivate them to cause harm in our communities.

Together, we can and will make a difference in the lives of our young people.

To read DA Williams’ op-ed on the connection between school attendance and increased public safety in The Advocate click here.