Education

New LSU President talks financial problems, unifying all campuses

Freshmen aren't the only ones learning about life at LSU – the new president of the school is as well. F. King Alexander met with a group of incoming freshmen during their orientation session today.

HIV seminar teaches educators to be better leaders

With National HIV and AIDS Testing Day right around the corner, Volunteers of America partnered with HIV and AIDS Alliance for Region Two hosted their first "Brown Bag" seminar today.

Following a stellar career, William Jenkins retires from LSU

After a stellar career in higher education that spans more than 35 years, William “Bill” Jenkins is calling it a career … for the second time. 

No impact from absence of Livingston Parish school board president

Malcolm Sibley was not in the room, and his chair was already filled.

Educators and parents explore new diploma routes

Getting a High School degree these days is getting more and more complicated, but the state's top education official is looking to streamline the process for your students.

Bossier Parish schools send textbooks to tornado victims

Schools in Bossier Parish are paying it forward, helping out victims from the Moore, Oklahoma tornadoes that touched down almost one month ago. The schools are sending thousands of textbooks to the school district in Moore.

Assessment results show SU’s teachers strong in the classroom

The state’s latest report on new teacher assessments shows the teacher education program at Southern University and A&M College is placing first-rate teachers in Louisiana classroom, according to the head of the school’s College

Two children hospitalized after chemistry lab incident; one being treated in Baton Rouge

A Covington child was taken to a Baton Rouge hospital today after an accident in a science camp lab. Another child was transported to a hospital in Shreveport.

Baton Rouge Magnet drama students to perform in Scotland, this Summer at Festival; fundraising efforts underway

The Gifted and Talented Theatre Program at Baton Rouge Magnet High School’s Drama Department, under the direction of J.

In response to Newtown shootings, some states move to put guns in classrooms

While most of the nation's students are enjoying summer break, teachers in a handful of states are studying- not their fall curriculum, but how to take out an assailant.

Report: Most local college athletes pass academic rate

The report cards are out for college athletics and for the most part our local universities passed with flying colors.

Local teachers learn from chess master, plan to start chess clubs for students

Teachers in East Baton Rouge went back to school to learn how to play chess. The Foundation for the East Baton Rouge School System set up two sessions with a chess master.

Prestigious award given to education volunteers at Governor’s Mansion

Lots of people around our state make a difference, and most of them do it quietly, but nearly two dozen earned a special recognition for their generosity.

Summer Learning Loss is real – but very preventable!

Big Buddy wants you to know….

Two SU Mass Communications students earn scholarships

Two Southern University Mass Communications students were recipients of scholarships from different groups.