Local Journalists raise money to benefit LSU, SU students

The Baton Rouge Area Association of Black Journalists is hosting its second annual luncheon on April 17, to raise money for local journalism students.

From the capital city to the nation's capital: local 8th graders fundraise for class trip

From the state capital to the nation's capital, that's the trip some local 8th graders are hoping to make.

'Dinner With Dads' encourages engagement from Claiborne Elementary fathers

Claiborne Elementary used the dinner table to bring its family together.

LSU students 'Geaux BIG': Student volunteers give back to the community

If you rode around Baton Rouge Saturday, you might have seen a lot more purple and gold than usual. That's because thousands of LSU students are "Geauxing Big."

High school at Hosanna Christian Academy will close down

Hosanna Christian Academy Headmaster held back tears as he broke the news to dozens of students, parents,

Is homework making your child sick?

New research shows that some students are doing more than three hours of homework a night -- and that all that school work may be literally making them sick.

EBR school board calls for own audit into falsified graduation records

The East Baton Rouge Parish School System is fighting back against the state and its critics.

LSU Student Senate writes resolution supporting HB 142; bill gives money to higher ed

Students at LSU are taking a stand for a bill that might affect them as well as college students across the state.  Representative Dee Richard wrote House Bill 142.

EBR superintendent Taylor comments on school system audit

A recent state audit reveals the East Baton Rouge Parish School System needs to improve its record-keeping.

BESE approves MFP, concerns linger

The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education approved a Minimum Foundation Program formula for the 2014-2015 school year. An amended version of the MFP passed after many stakeholders came out against the proposed plan.

BESE approves MFP, increased school funding

The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) today approved the Minimum Foundation Program (MFP) formula for the 2014-15 school year, increasing the amount of state funds allocated to public schools.

Parents group plots strategy to preserve EBR schools during legislative session

The eyes of parents around East Baton Rouge Parish will be on the state capitol the next three months.

HungerU visits LSU to promote fight against world hunger

Did you know that hunger is the No. 1 killer in the world? Even here in the land of opportunity, one in six Americans goes to bed hungry at night.

'Kids Fighting Cancer': team of students get ready to race for the cure

The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is only a couple of days away. Of course, it's not just a face, but a huge tool in the fight against breast cancer. Now, one local teacher is taking the run and the fight to the classroom.

Substitute teacher uses racial slurs in Michigan classroom

A substitute who was teaching in a Caledonia, Michigan school is accused of using racial slurs toward students in a classroom.