Education

Better Together plans public assembly & launch

Several hundred people are expected to attend the first Public Assembly of the Better Together Campaign, a citizen-led movement to oppose the St. George incorporation.

LSU Celebrates Black History Month with events Feb-Mar

LSU celebrates Black History Month every February, recognizing the struggles, strides and accomplishments of African Americans.

EBRPSS Schools, offices reopen Friday, Jan. 31

All East Baton Rouge Parish School System (EBRPSS) schools and offices will reopen tomorrow, Friday, January 31

School Closures Jan. 28-30 due to winter weather

Below is a list of school closures due to winter weather. To get news at your convenience, be sure to download our NBC33 mobile app. Closed Thursday

Gonzales educator named Ascension Parish teacher of the year

The Ascension Parish School Board announced on January 27, that it has presented with Christie Spohn with the Primary Teacher of the Year Award.

‘School Choice Week’ begins Monday in LA; 175 events planned

Governor Jindal has proclaimed Jan. 26 - Feb. 1 as 'Louisiana School Choice Week.'

School Closures due to winter weather

The following schools will be closed on Friday, Jan. 24, due to extreme winter weather conditions. 

Louisiana Sheriffs kick off scholarship program

The Louisiana Sheriffs’ Scholarship Program provides scholarships to eligible students from around the state to help them further their education and training.

EBR School Board steps up security at bus transfer station

East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office apprehended a 14-year-old in the assault of the 12-year-old boy. Sheriff's Office and the school board are working to see what the next steps will be.

'Jump Start' career-based program changes education for LA students

A new initiative could be changing your child's education. It's called the Jump Start Program. It's a career-based curriculum taught by industry professionals.

Jindal discusses plans for funding higher education

Governor Bobby Jindal announced proposed plans to increase funding for higher education Tuesday at a press conference on LSU's campus in Baton Rouge.

Superintendent White hosts final forum in BR for Jump Start Initiative

State Superintendent of Education John White will host a public forum in Baton Rouge to discuss the proposed Jump Start program.

BESE members, legislators attempt to set record straight on EBR school audit

Board of Elementary and Secondary Education member Carolyn Hill has got some serious issues with rumors and allegations of cheating in the East Baton Rouge Parish school system by an anonymous ‘whistle-blower’.

EBR Main Library resumes regular schedule on 1/16

The East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library announced that it opened at noon on Wednesday and will resume it’s regular business hours on Thursday, Jan. 16.

LSU reports an all-time high graduation rate

LSU President and Chancellor, F. King Alexander, announced that the university’s six-year graduation rate is 69.1 percent, which is an all time high. The rate is up from last year’s 66.7 percent.