Education

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.

East St. John High School students still stuck learning off campus

Students at East St. John High School are getting ready to head back to school, but for the second year in row classes will be held off campus. Most of the school was destroyed during Hurricane Isaac.

Baton Rouge teachers prepare for new school year

While students have spent the summer thinking about anything but school, their teachers have spent their break preparing for this year

LSU Performing Arts Academy announced fall class line-up for kids, adults

A new school year brings new routines for both kids and adults.

The Cinderella Project

The Cinderella Project Leadership Academy partners with ExxonMobil to host first ever Academic Application Workshop in Scotlandville. WHEN: Monday, August 5 from 4 to 6 p.m.

SU Ag Center’s Kit Chin publishes scientific research in international magazine

Kit Chin, professor, horticulture at SU Ag Center has been published in an international magazine - International Innovation.

LSU Flores MBA Program tops for low debt load

 The LSU Flores MBA Program’s full-time track was recently named by U.S. News and World Report as having the lowest debt load upon students after graduation among the top 100 ranked MBA programs.

Students say they're looking forward to their futures; 2013 Project M.A.P.S.

Students said they're prepared their futures. Over 100 students from the Project M.A.P.S. program are getting ready for the next steps in their lives.

New funding to aid struggling Louisiana schools

18,000 students will get a new school experience thanks to a brand-new funding program. State Superintendent John White announced the first recipients of Believe and Succeed grants.

Twelve EBR public schools score above ‘failing’ status

The East Baton Rouge Public School System is celebrating after twelve of its schools came out of "failing" status.

EBR Schools hosts Back to School Expo Saturday at Cortana Mall

All the EBR Schools students and their families, as well as community members and employees, are invited to help the district kick off the 2013-2014 school year in style at the Back to School Expo from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Nationally recognized freshman program kicks off: gets students excited for LSU

It’s an exciting time for the new freshman at LSU, but sometimes making the transition between high school and college can be tough.