BP money may go to Lafourche school bonuses

Last Modified: Sunday, September 6, 2015 at 4:30 p.m.

BP settlement dollars could be used to give bonuses to Lafourche Parish public school teachers, janitors and bus drivers.

The School Board is scheduled to vote Wednesday on a proposal that would give $1,000 to every teacher and $500 to support personnel from the $8.7 million received in the settlement with BP over the 2010 Gulf oil spill.The board convenes at 7 p.m. in its offices, 805 E. Seventh St. in Thibodaux.The settlement is part of the $18.7 billion BP agreed to pay last week to Louisiana, four other states and […]