Education

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.

Kids get supplies for school: all donated by community

Children across the area were given all the essentials they need for the start of school and it was all for free!

LSU faculty pleased but not satisfied with rare pay raise

For the first time since 2008, LSU is giving its faculty members raises. LSU president F. King Alexander announced the raises during Friday's Board of Supervisors meeting.

LSU faculty to receive raises for the first time in four years

LSU President and Chancellor F. King Alexander announced Friday, July 26, that LSU System employees across the state will receive a pay adjustment for the first time in four years.

LSU students weigh in on latest Forbes rankings

Louisiana State University has broken the top 200 in Forbes top college list. But according to those who compiled the list the ranking still brings the university up short in comparison to other similar colleges.

Parkview Baptist school jump rope team wins two Grand World Championships

The PBS Heart N Soul Jump Rope team recently competed in the World Jump Rope Championships in Orlando.

DHH: Get your kids vaccinated before school starts

The start of the school year is almost upon us, and along with clothes, pencils and books, you'll need your child's updated immunization records.

Five suspects arrested for stealing dozens of iPads from West Feliciana High School

Dozens of iPads and laptops were stolen from West Feliciana High School in June. Law enforcement officers have found most of them, but they're still searching for the remaining stolen property.

Walker Police to distribute donated school uniforms on Friday during annual

On Friday, July 26, for the ninth consecutive year, the Walker Police Department will distribute school uniforms to Livingston Parish families who need assistance outfitting their children with mandatory school uniforms.

UL Lafayette's new doctoral degree in education tailored to administrators

Administrators at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette will be sharing their expertise to help educate the next generation of higher-education leaders in a hybrid degree program that will begin this fall.

LSU Dept. of Theatre Chair Kristin Sosnowsky named Interim Dean of LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts

Kristin Sosnowsky, associate professor of arts administration and chair of the LSU Department of Theatre, as well as the senior associate dean for finance and operations and managing director of Swine Palace, has been named interim dean of the

Louisiana students begin internship in Scalise’s DC Office

Congressman Steve Scalise welcomes three new interns to the office: Mitchell Shea, Rachel Southall, and Samuel C. P. Ingalls.

Cheaper student loans after Senate deal, for now

A bipartisan deal on student loans announced by a group of senators Thursday will help students, but only in the short-term.

BREC is now registering for Youth 360 program

BREC is now accepting registration for the Youth 360 After School Program. The program begins the first day of school and runs Monday-Friday from 3:30-5:30 p.m. with a fee of $48 per month.