Two top news stories on the same day: Louisiana public school teachers' salaries are some of the lowest in the country and the salary for the new head football coach at LSU is the highest in the country.

Really? While so many public school teachers are using some of their own meager salaries to buy school supplies for their students, we're paying the football coach $10 million a year and flying him around the country in a private jet?

WILLIAM SADIN

retired business executive

New Orleans