For the first time the Department of Education tried something new for the 2012 school year, they required each eligible student to take the ACT test, thought the average score dipped, officials have still called it a success.
The number of Louisiana high school students demonstrating readiness in English, math, and science for college level work increased significantly between 2012 and 2013, showing gains in each subject area.
It's back to school season and that means students are hitting the books, but lugging around hefty backpacks can bring on back pain.
Often everything a child needs at school can be found in one place on their back.
The LSU Libraries’ Special Collections division was recently awarded $210,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities, or NEH, to digitize an additional 100,000 pages of Louisiana newspapers published from 1836 through 1922.
Compared to all of the things kids can become involved in this day and age, bullying behavior might seem to be insignificant. But, it isn't. More than 160,000 kids skip school every day because of bullying.