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Bar success rates drop for third exam period in a row

Hundreds of newly-minted lawyers are celebrating. But there are fewer people joining the industry than in years past.

BRCC gets grant to help develop new mitigation plan across all campuses

Baton Rouge Community College will now be ready for anything. They are now the first community college in the state to receive a huge grant from FEMA to develop a pre-disaster mitigation plan.

Group works to stop incorporation of proposed city of St. George

As the effort to incorporate the city of St. George gains support those opposed to the breakaway city and school district have started to raise some major questions of their own.

SU's School of Architecture still moving forward after it shut down

Southern University's School of Architecture has been around for more than 40 years, and now it's shut down.

NBC's 4th annual Education Nation summit continues with focus on how to set kids up for classroom success

NBC's fourth annual Education Nation summit is examining what it takes for success.

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.