Education

Teachers turn to anonymous donors for help stocking local classrooms

Dwindling school budgets and under-resourced districts are forcing teachers to get creative with how they stock their classrooms

SU presents workshop on improving parent, teacher connection

The Southern University Division of Continuing Education and the Department of Educational Theory, Policy and Practice, along with the National Association of African-American Studies and Affiliates, will present a workshop, “A Successful

LSU's first Rainbeaux Run 5K set for Feb. 15

The Louisiana State University Office of Multicultural Affairs’ LGBTQ Project and Safe Space Campaign will be hosting its first annual Rainbeaux Run 5K on Saturday, Feb. 15.

Diversity Day at LSU embraces differences, raises awareness

The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) at LSU will host Diversity Day on Tuesday, Feb. 18 on the LSU campus. The event will raise awareness about individual diversity for LSU students.

Educators, community question decisions made during charter take-over

Of the five charter operations coming in to take-over RSD schools four are from out of state, but those operators aren't the only ones that applied for the spots.

LSU students meet hundreds of employers at career expo

Hundreds of employers from across the country got a chance to "hire a tiger" today at LSU's Olinde Career Center's expo.

University Lab School teacher to be honored by White House

LSU University Laboratory School first-grade teacher Donna Lamonte was named as the math recipient of the 2012 Presidential Award of Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching from President Barack Obama.

Survey says teens are highly stressed but don't know risks

A new survey says teenagers are highly stressed out. If they don't get it under control, experts warn teenage angst could lead to an unhealthy adulthood.

LA Colleges help applicants complete financial aid paperwork

Louisiana’s seventh annual College Goal Sunday, a program to help college applicants complete required paperwork for financial aid, will be held on February 16, 2014, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at twelve locations around the sta

3 Louisiana 2-year colleges eligible for $1M Aspin Prize

Three of Louisiana’s Community and Technical Colleges are among 150 two-year colleges across the country eligible for the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.

BR Fifth Grader arrested for bringing gun to school

A 12-year-old fifth grader was arrested on Monday for illegal possession of a firearm on a school campus.

SU SGA to hold meeting about end of Chancellor’s contract

The Southern University Board of Supervisors voted Friday not to renew the contract of James Llorens, Southern University Baton Rouge Chancellor. The Chancellor’s contract is set to expire June 30, 2014.

Amazon lists 100 books to read in a lifetime

Amazon released its newly curated list of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime on Tuesday.

SU ranked among top 10 producers of future black PhD grads

Southern University was recently reported to be among the top 10 producers of black undergraduates who go on to earn doctorate degrees in science and engineering.

EBR School Board announces winter storm make-up days

Snow and ice days can be relaxing and even fun until you have to make them up.