Education

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.

Shenandoah Elementary hosts student musical

The school year ends on a high note for Shenandoah Elementary students and their teachers.

First-of-its-kind active shooter simulation brings many agencies together

A training exercise years in the making should let people in Baton Rouge feel safer, especially members of the LSU community.

Bill for higher education funding passes Senate Committee

House Bill 142, introduced by State Treasurer John Kennedy and Representative Dee Richard, passed through the Senate Finance Committee Monday.

Local kids celebrate National Children's Book Week

Local kids took pictures with their favorite books Saturday.

Kenilworth student wins international science competition

There is a world-renowned scientist living in Baton Rouge. But he does not work for LSU or Southern. No, he just finished middle school this week.

Elementary school students unveil new 300-pound mosaic

A brand new piece of art at Glen Oak Park Elementary.

ULL offers Ghost Hunting course

An interesting new course is being offered at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and it's Ghost Hunting 101. It's a three-day course during July as a part of the continuing education program.

The voice behind LSU's Mike VI

We all know about LSU's strong points. What you may not know is that LSU's live mascot has his own Facebook page.

EBR kids and summer programs to benefit from free summer meal program

Right now, more than 18,000 children in East Baton Rouge Parish don't know where their next meal will come from, but one program wants to help make sure they don't go hungry this summer.