Amazing School Turns Down Chick-Fil-A Free Lunch

By now most of us have heard about the unnamed school that turned down a free lunch offered by Chick-Fil-A, a decidedly anti-LGBTQI company.

Chick-Fil-A

Images via student-produced LUSHER TV

But who is this audacious school that they should willingly take a stand so controversial? I hope that you will be amazed and heartened as I was to find out…

Lusher Charter School is a Kindergarten through 12th grade New Orleans Public Charter School located in uptown New Orleans and operated by the non-profit Advocates for Arts-Based Education Corporation.

For the past several decades, Lusher Charter School has been in the vanguard of innovative and successful educational institutions in Louisiana. Using a collaborative site-based leadership structure, Lusher faculty has implemented cutting-edge reforms in arts-based education, monitored and integrated the latest developments in neurological and brain research, designed positive discipline programs to build a strong school culture, and implemented a research-based systematic approach to literacy and numeracy instruction.

Its strong programs in academics, arts, and athletics give students the opportunity to explore and develop their talents while preparing for a college education.

Lusher High School is 5-star school (highest possible rating) and was rated an A+ school by the Louisiana Department of Education and is the highest performing K-12 school in the state of Louisiana.

These YouTubes produced by the students at Lusher High Schoo gave me tears of joy and hope for our future.

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Kelli Busey an outspoken gonzo style journalist has been writing since 2007. In 2008, she brought the Dallas Advocate on-line and has articles published by the Reconciling Ministries Network, The Transsexual Menace, The Daily Kos, Frock Magazine the TransAdvocate, the Dallas Voice and The Advocate. Kelli, an avid runner is editor in chief at Planet Transgender which she founded in 2007.

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