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2 BR schools earn national recognition

The United States Department of Education (USDOE) today recognized four Louisiana public schools as 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools.

ASU graduate encourages college entreprenuership

(CNN) -- As a college rugby player, Anthony Gonzales was shaking off a big hit he had taken, as rugby players are prone to do.

Skill trades maybe more beneficial than college degrees

(CNN) -- You know the college deal: Four years of schooling. A varied set of courses. Graduation. Job search. But is that really the ONLY deal?

Denver students protest censor on U.S. history

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BRCC partners with Praxair to train welders in high demand

Right now, there's a need for more than 35,000 skilled craft workers in the U.S. And many of those opportunities are right here at home. That's why BRCC and Praxair have joined forces to get a new program up and running.

SC bus driver resigns after leaving sick boy at unassigned stop

Spartanburg, SC (WHNS) -- Deputies said when a 12-year-old boy became sick and asked the Spartanburg School District Five bus driver to stop, the driver left the boy on the side of the road.

7 ways to boost your happiness

(CNN) -- Americans will spend about $550 million on self-help books this year and more than $1 billion on motivational speakers. Obviously, many of us are on a quest for happiness.

Researchers have new info on dreams, depression, teen drug use

(CNN) -- Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health.

New music video aims to end synthetic marijuana trend

Officials are calling it poison. It's synthetic marijuana, but some teens around the Capitol City know it as "Mojo."

DOE plans to unify LA’s early childhood education system by 2015

The Louisiana Department of Education and the Department of Children and Family Services today outlined proposed policies and strategies to complete the unification of Louisiana's early childhood system by the fall 2015 deadline required by

Donation will be instrumental to continued growth of Belaire HS band

There is a brand new sound at Belaire High School, because of a gift that will change the quality and size of its marching band<

Study shows ADHD on rise, partly caused by lack of exercise

It's back to school for the students in our area, but for some, that also means back on the medications. I found out today, ADHD is on the rise.

Bella Bowman Foundation donates $75,000 to LSU's Medical Physics Program

Some good news for LSU! It's Medical Physics Program got a pretty big donation Thursday.

School board member: Baker schools will 'die' if board divisions not solved

The Baker School Board approved a budget that could put teachers' jobs in jeopardy. But one board member believes the entire system is in danger.

App allows Calcasieu Parish teachers to safely text students

Teachers texting students? School board leaders in one Louisiana parish are now encouraging it.