Education

Back to school means possibility of bullying: Tips for protection

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.

Lafayette school board, ACA work to raise money to keep arts program in schools

After a misunderstanding about funding, the Lafayette Parish school board and Acadiana Center of the Arts have come to a more collaborative spirit in trying to keep the PACE program alive in the school system.

Study shows Louisiana among top states for charter school gains

Governor Bobby Jindal and Superintendent John White announced that a recent 26-state study by the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) at Stanford University found that Louisiana is a national leader in student achievement at chart

State Troopers urge motorists to exercise caution as school resumes

As the 2013-14 school year quickly approaches, Louisiana State Police would like to remind motorists to drive with extra care and be especially aware of school zone speed limits, school buses loading or unloading children, and children walking

Southern University freshmen set to move in Sunday

Southern University Freshman are all set to move into their new home away from home at the university of Sunday.

Councilwoman hosts back to school event for children in district two

In just two days East Baton Rouge Parish schools will be in full swing again. But before kids can get to school, they've got to get their supplies.

Three Livingston Parish high schools among best in United States

Three Livingston Parish High Schools have been named among the nation’s best public high schools, according to this year’s rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

LSU Tiger Marching Band to host annual Tigerama event on October 29, tickets available

The LSU Tiger Marching Band, Golden Girls and Colorguard have entertained millions of LSU fans as they perform before, during and after football games at Tiger Stadium, as well as other special events locally, nationally and abroad.

Fifteen LSU student-athletes earn degrees during summer commencement

LSU had 15 student-athletes earn their degrees Friday during its annual Summer Commencement ceremonies held on-campus. In total, LSU issued 104 diplomas to its student-athletes during the 2012-13 academic year.

Livingston Parish officials offer back-to-school safety tips

Livingston Parish's school year begins today, and the Sheriff’s Office would like to encourage all motorists to pay close attention to school zones throughout the parish. 

Three LSU ROTC students to be commissioned today

Three of LSU’s ROTC cadets will be commissioned at today at 2:00 p.m. at the Dalton J. Woods Auditorium in the Energy, Coast and Environment Building.

Students at Southeastern worried about latest round of staff lay-offs

Teachers at Southeastern University got letters this week warning that they could lose their jobs due to more budget cuts.

Schools back in sesson: make smart decisions on the road

School is officially in session for Ascension Parish. That means 20,000 students will be on buses and in cars morning and afternoon heading to and from class, so being extra cautious on the roads is more important than ever.

National Safety Council offers back-to-school safety tips

As summer draws to a close, back-to-school season is in full effect, and safety should be a priority for every family as children return to classrooms this fall.

F. King Alexander to speak at LSU's summer commencement on August 9

Approximately 727 students are expected to graduate during LSU’s 281st commencement ceremony on Friday, August 9, in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center, beginning at 9:00 a.m.