Education

Baton Rouge students are grown-ups for a day

It's something everyone gets asked this question when they're growing up: What do you want to be when you get older? Well, a group of students from the Big Buddy Program might have their answers now.

Over 1,100 sign petition to keep Istrouma High open

The community is coming together to keep Istrouma High School open. On October 29, the Recovery School District revealed plans to close both Istrouma and Glen Oaks Middle for at least a year.

Baton Rouge church adopts local elementary school

A Baton Rouge church wants to help save an elementary school from getting shut down. The pastor wants to "adopt" the school.

RSD announces Istrouma & Glen Oaks middle to close for next school year

Since the Recovery School District took over several Baton Rouge schools, the administration has been planning to hand those schools over to charter organizations.

LSU has new resource for students; LSU Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcohol abuse is a growing problem on college campuses. Now, LSU has a place where students can get help. The university has it's own Alcoholics Anonymous.

White wants more funding for Course Choice

The Course Choice Program is one that takes kids out of the classroom and allows them to learn hands on or take college classes.

Central school board voting on tougher proof-of-residency requirements

Central's school board will vote Monday night whether or not to put more restrictions on who can attend class there.

LSU students get a lesson in free speech

LSU students got a lesson in first amendment rights Monday. Mary Beth Tinker knows how to practice her first amendment rights, and she knows how to fight for them, too.

Louisiana school performance scores improve

Report cards are in, and Louisiana schools are performing better.

LSU Athletics graduation rate continues to improve

LSU’s sports teams combined for a score of 81 in the release of the NCAA’s Graduation Success Rate data that was distributed on Thursday.

Governor Jindal: U.S. Dept. of Justice trying to 'muzzle' parents in school choice program lawsuit

Do parents have a “right” to intervene in the Obama Administration’s lawsuit against Louisiana’s school choice program?

Elementary and middle school students get hands-on lessons in science

Thousands of elementary and middle school students got hands-on lessons in science Tuesday.

Swiftships: UL Lafayette develops unmanned boat for military

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Swiftships Shipbuilders LLC are working together to develop a military boat capable of autonomous navigation.

Ascension Parish Schools take distance learning to a new level

Ascension Parish Schools are taking learning to another level. It's called Edgenuity, and it's designed to give more options to students of all learning styles and keep them on track.

List of 2013 LSU Homecoming festivities

LSU Homecoming is an annual, time-honored tradition for alumni, students and members of the Tiger community.