Education

Tools for Schools: Crestworth Elementary gets brand new computer lab

Technology is essential for learning these days, but some schools can't afford it So, NBC33 teamed up with some local organizations to make sure students at one local school had a computer lab of their own.

Tips to making healthy homework habits

It's time to hit the books again, and we've got some tips to make homework time a productive time.. When the school day is over, children still have a lot to do, including their homework.

Brookstown Middle Magnet School opens with high expectations

The first day of school is always the start of something new.

EBRSO hosts its annual back to school celebration

A lot of kids in East Baton Rouge Parish are getting ready to start school this Monday, but the EBR Sheriff's Office wanted to make sure they had some fun before they hit the books.

Zachary superintendent hopes success with Rachel's Challenge improves whole city

The Zachary Community School System says it is up to the challenge.

Central parents have traffic woes on first day of school

The first day of school was frustrating for parents hitting the carpool lanes in Central today.

Oklahoma teacher shows up drunk, without pants on first day of school

A new school teacher is missing her first week on the job after police say she showed up drunk to school. Lorie Hill was arrested Monday, the first day back at school for teachers at Wagoner High School in Oklahoma.

Livingston Parish school gets new classrooms

Tomorrow is the big day for the kids and even teachers in Livingston Parish. It's the first day of school. Some of our teachers will be teaching more students than ever before in more space than they had last year.

3 boys try out for girls' volleyball team at FL high school

After three years of playing high school volleyball, senior Samantha Schlesman is once again trying out for the squad. But this year, tryouts are a bit different.

Ascension Parish teachers excited for first day of school

Last-minute preparations are done, so now teachers can welcome students back into their classrooms.

Lafayette Parish principals want expanded cell phone use in high schools

With school just around the corner, discussions on use of cell phones on school campuses are back up for discussion.

Publishers push to begin moving demand for used textbook sales into digital textbooks

Finding inexpensive ways to purchase expensive college textbooks has led to a thriving industry online in used textbooks, but experts say that will soon change.

College-bound kids now registering for gifts

By Katie Lobosco NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Move over brides and expectant moms: Now college-bound kids want to be showered with gifts also.

SU mourns loss of beloved educator

The Southern University community is mourning the loss of a beloved professor and educator.

Students concerned about scope of LSU's smoke free policy

When students return to LSU this fall, they will notice something missing: smokers.