Education

Park Elementary gains 15 new computers from NBC33’s Tools for Schools contest

Thanks you to, Whole Foods and the Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council, Park Elementary is expanding learning with the help of 15 new computers.

SU’s Campbell chosen state business development 'star'

Southern University's Will M. Campbell, Jr., has been selected as 2013 "Louisiana's State Star" by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC).

Wendy Martin combines two unique passions at LSU

Light/dark, high/low, up/down – these are all easy to identify opposites, but what about the military and beauty pageants? Most people would see these as opposites as well, but not LSU freshman Wendy Martin.

Baton Rouge high school students join together to make a positive change

Bullying, drugs and violence have become common problems for our youth here in Louisiana, but a group of high school students want to change that.

LSU Law ranked #3 Best Value Law School in the Nation for second straight year

For the second straight year, the LSU Paul M. Hebert Law Center has been ranked the #3 Best Value Law School in the nation by the National Jurist, a legal education publication.

Opponents of new city in EBR Parish to hold public meeting to discuss issues

Two groups continue to battle over the creation of a new city in East Baton Rouge Parish. Both are focused on the impact the new city would have on public schools, but have very different opinions on the possible results.

National College Fair makes stop in Baton Rouge

For most high school students, their biggest decision is what college they will go to; today, they got to look at some options.

LSU to hold Annual Study Abroad Fair today

LSU will hold its annual Study Abroad Fair today from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., in the Royal Cotillion Ballroom of the LSU Union.

EBR School District to kick the flu with in school clinics at all schools

It's time to get your flu shot and now students across the area can get it, too, for free. It’s all through a partnership between Baton Rouge public schools, Our Lady of the Lake and Health Centers in Schools.

Miscommunication costs RPCC system $100,000 in tuition fees

Some might call it a simple mistake, but a little miscommunication between the old and new financial officers at the River Parish Community College is to blame for tens of thousands in missing tuition dollars.

Gov. Jindal invites Pres. Obama to Louisiana to discuss voucher program

In a letter sent on Monday, Sept. 30, Governor Bobby Jindal invited President Barack Obama to Louisiana to meet with parents participating in the Louisiana Scholarship Program. 

Common Core protest draws big crowd

Education's headquarters in Baton Rouge held a protest today. The rally hosted by the Stop the Common Core Coalition of Louisiana featured educators, parents, and lawmakers who oppose common core.

Archery in Louisiana Schools program growing in popularity

As a new school year begins, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ Archery in Louisiana Schools Program (ALAS) continues efforts to attract participants.

Livingston Parish school goes green by installing solar panels

A Livingston Parish Elementary School is going green! North Live Oak Elementary now has solar panels to help conserve energy and to be an educational tool for students. This is all thanks to two teachers.

Students at BRCC to gain free ride to, from class from CATS

Students at Baton Rouge Community College will now be able to ride to and from class for free, all thanks to the Capital Area Transit System.