Education

LSU students get a lesson in free speech

LSU students got a lesson in first amendment rights Monday. Mary Beth Tinker knows how to practice her first amendment rights, and she knows how to fight for them, too.

Louisiana school performance scores improve

Report cards are in, and Louisiana schools are performing better.

LSU Athletics graduation rate continues to improve

LSU’s sports teams combined for a score of 81 in the release of the NCAA’s Graduation Success Rate data that was distributed on Thursday.

Governor Jindal: U.S. Dept. of Justice trying to 'muzzle' parents in school choice program lawsuit

Do parents have a “right” to intervene in the Obama Administration’s lawsuit against Louisiana’s school choice program?

Elementary and middle school students get hands-on lessons in science

Thousands of elementary and middle school students got hands-on lessons in science Tuesday.

Swiftships: UL Lafayette develops unmanned boat for military

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Swiftships Shipbuilders LLC are working together to develop a military boat capable of autonomous navigation.

Ascension Parish Schools take distance learning to a new level

Ascension Parish Schools are taking learning to another level. It's called Edgenuity, and it's designed to give more options to students of all learning styles and keep them on track.

List of 2013 LSU Homecoming festivities

LSU Homecoming is an annual, time-honored tradition for alumni, students and members of the Tiger community.

LSU receives Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award for second year in a row

LSU has received the 2013 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.

WBR School District Superintendent to step down after 2013-2014 school year

The West Baton Rouge School District is losing a special part of it's history - a man who has dedicated his entire life to the district as a student, educator and an administrator.

BESE makes slight adjustments to 'Common Core' education standards after public outcry

The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has responded to the concerns of educators and parents related to the Common Core State Standards by revising policies at its October 16 meeting.

BASF awards $15,000 in scholarships to LSU engineering students

BASF has awarded $15,000 in scholarships to six outstanding engineering students at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, as part of the BASF Team Chemistry Scholarship Fund.

Southern University students are excited about the school's new improvements

Southern University has been making it's mark. With more and more students coming in, they've decided to make some improvements, and this includes the new student recreational complex.

LSU awarded nearly $1 million for Big Data research

LSU’S Seung-Jong Park, associate professor of computer science with joint appointment in the Center for Computation & Technology, or CCT, along with co-investigators Joel Tohline, Sean Robbins, Lonnie Leger, K.

Bloomin’ Balloon visits South Fork Elementary School

Students at South Fork Elementary School in Walker, LA got a special surprise when the Bloomin’ Hot Air Balloon and team made a special visit on October 8.