Education

Book teaches students at St. Joseph's Academy a life lesson

A New York Times best-selling author made her way to Baton Rouge Thursday to share her inspirational story about the true meaning of friendship with the students of St. Joseph's Academy.

One in three Louisiana public school teachers are considered 'effective'

Good news for Louisiana public schools. According to recent reviews, one in three public school teachers got a top rating, and 25 percent of East Baton Rouge Parish School teachers were rated "highly effective."

Data show some two-year degrees worth more than four-year counterparts

Time isn't always money when it comes to higher education.

Area head start programs feel sting of sequestration, forced to make tough choices

This year Head Start programs between Livingston and Washington Parish were forced to make some hard decisions when they had some major cuts.

Double reunion set for LSU football home opening weekend

A double reunion is set for the LSU football home opening weekend Sept. 6-7, 2013 as former members of the LSU Gospel Choir and members of the LSU A. P. Tureaud, Sr., Black Alumni Chapter of the LSU Alumni Association gather jointly.

LSU University College’s Summer Scholars honors 22nd cohort, aids minority students in transitioning to college life

LSU University College’s Summer Scholars program presented its annual “Celebration of Excellence” closing ceremony and banquet on Friday, Aug. 2, at The Club at LSU Union Square.

Trial could radically affect Ascension’s public high schools, students

There is a trial pending in the U.S Middle District Court for Louisiana which could radically affect Ascension’s public high schools and the students who attend them.

Multiple Shreveport students sent to hospital following P.E. class in heat

Four students at a local school were taken to area hospitals after they participated in a P.E. class outside. The incident took place this morning at Broadmoor Middle Laboratory School.

UL Lafayette to show school spirit on annual Wear Red Day

At the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, seeing red is a good thing, especially for the eighth annual Wear Red Day today, August 30, which is National College Colors Day.

City Year Baton Rouge deploys 66 members to high-need local schools for year of service

This school year, nearly one million students across the country will drop out—one every 26 seconds.

11-year-old is youngest freshman ever at Texas Christian University

While most eleven-year-olds are adjusting to life as a sixth grade student, one is already in college. That's right – college. In fact, little Carson Huey-You is the youngest freshman ever to attend Texas Christian University.

VIDEO: LA Army dad surprises daughter at school dance

A heartwarming reunion for a New Orleans teen and her father happened at a "Welcome Back to School" dance.

Chevron commits $2.7M to LSU College of Engineering Expansion, additional projects

Chevron has announced a $2 million commitment in support of the renovation of Patrick F. Taylor Hall and engineering expansion for LSU’s College of Engineering, and an additional $700,000 to the College of Science.

Sharing classrooms also means sharing germs

Back to school is always an exciting time, but it's also the time kids tend to share germs.

Course Choice registration ends; nearly 4,000 take advantage of program

Registration for the Department of Education's Course Choice program is now over. Close to 4,000 students across the state enrolled in the program for its first year.