Education

PAR Releases Report on Innovation in Louisiana

The Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana has released a new research report, "Innovation in Louisiana: Maximizing Investment in University Research to Promote a Knowledge-Based Economy." The report examines the state of univer

LSU President: budget cuts could be crippling

The 2016 executive budget proposes huge cuts to higher education in Louisiana. LSU President and Chancellor, Dr. F King Alexander spoke to the Baton Rouge Press Club today about what these cuts could mean to LSU.

LSU students want answers about the budget cut

Louisiana Colleges could be facing the biggest budget cut to higher education in over the last 50 years. LSU president F. King Alexander says, "620 million dollar reduction and we have about about a 750 million dollars to utilize.

Gov. Jindal announces plan to end common core in LA

Governor Bobby Jindal wants Common Core to be no more. Jindal joined together with several legislators, teachers and parents Wednesday at the Governor's Mansion. His plan is two-fold.

Right Choice School Fair shines light on north EBR schools

The Mall of Cortana in Baton Rouge was packed Saturday, but not for shopping.

The fight to save Redemptorist is over

 The Save Redemptorist movement is officially over.

Catholic High and St. Joseph's Academy go head to head for hunger

Once again, the young women at St.

Merrydale Elementary receives new learning technology

Students from Merrydale Elementary School had a special visitor Tuesday. Supriya Jindal spent time with the students while they used their new classroom technology.

776 students decline PARCC testing in Calcasieu Parish

Not very many people were at the Louisiana Board of Elementary & Secondary Education today. Yesterday was a different story all together.

Southeast Middle School teachers, students cut hair to honor breast cancer survivors

A Southeast Middle School teacher and her students reached a huge goal Friday. They raised more than $10,000 breast cancer research.

Who is responsible when students skip Common Core testing?

The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education met today in the Baton Rouge. First item in the agenda was participation rates in common core testing.

LSU researchers come up with app to help fishermen

Louisiana fishermen will soon be able to navigate through hurricane season a little easier.

Human trafficking survivor shares her story with LSU students

It's a scary thought that lurks in the back of your mind from time to time; someone could be around waiting to do you harm.

The Start of Jaguar Nation, Southern University History

It rests as a jewel on the bank of the Mississippi river in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Southern University is the largest historically black college university, when you take into account all of its campuses.

Commissioner talks higher education cuts at Press Club

Colleges all over Louisiana learned on Friday that they would lose over 141 million dollars in state funding.