Education

Jindal calls for end of Common Core, LDOE pushes back

Bobby Jindal is calling for the termination of Common Core, saying he wants Louisiana standards, not national standards.

Ascension Parish Schools employees excited about raise

Teachers in Ascension Parish have a lot to smile about. They work for one of the best districts in the state, and now they are getting a raise.

SU gets brand new tour bus

A brand new tour bus for Southern University screams southern pride! The flashy blue and gold, 30-passenger vehicle has been getting a lot of attention since it arrived on campus Monday morning.

School Shooting 'Crisis': Local parents and students react to recent statistics

Some people are calling it a "national crisis." We've had more than 70 school shootings since the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting a year and a half ago.

'Gold Medal Mom': Olympic Gold Medalist Dominique Dawes makes a visit to some local kids

Some youngsters in our area got a visit from an olympic gold medalist.

Road closed on SU’s campus, officials investigate damage

Southern University reports that E. C. Harrison Drive, near Jesse Stone Avenue, has been closed to traffic for a week because of road damage.

LSU researchers work to make evacuation easier this hurricane season

Six days into hurricane season, and things are calm right now, but some LSU researchers are working on evacuation plans.

EBR School Board members begin process of reducing board's size

The shape of the East Baton Rouge School Board is at stake, and members are clearly divided about what it should look like.

BR officials break ground on new Lee High School campus

Right now, construction crews are beginning the foundation on what will be the new Lee High School, and Thursday, dozens of people came together to celebrate.

BR officials break ground on new Lee High School campus

Right now, construction crews are beginning the foundation on what will be the new Lee High School, and Thursday, dozens of people came together to celebrate.

UL Lafayette officially trademarks "Geaux Cajuns"

LAFAYETTE, LA. (KADN) — "GEAUX CAJUNS", the rallying cry for UL fans and supporters for over two decades has official earned a federal trademark registration.

Jindal signs bill allowing teachers to accept small gifts from students

Governor Jindal signed into law House Bill 500, now Act 172, which allows teachers to accept gifts of a maximum value from students and former students. Representative John Berthelot (R-Gonzales) authored the bill.

LDOE says results steady on transitional LEAP and iLEAP tests

The Department of Education today announced that on LEAP and iLEAP tests aligned to more challenging learning standards, the percentage of students performing at the state's 2025 expectation of "mastery" (level 4 out of 5) increas

List of School Zones in effect May 28 - June 25

School zone speed limits (20 mph) will be in effect and enforced at the following locations from May 28th through June 25th, 2014. Days of operation will be Monday-Thursday from 7:00am-9:00am and 2:00pm-4:00pm.

School on Memorial Day: Denham Springs dad protests to show concerns

Many school students had the day off today, but classes were in session in Livingston Parish. I caught up with one parent who says, his kid shouldn't have been in class because it's disrespectful.