Education

College student pays tuition bill with 500lbs of pennies in OK

Many students work to pay their way through college. A soon-to-be grad in Oklahoma used his final payment to make a lasting statement. It was a heavy load, yet it was a weight lifted. 500 pounds of pennies.

600 teachers quit their jobs in Wake County, N.C.

Teachers in North Carolina's largest school system are leaving their jobs in droves. The Wake County School District says 600 teachers have quit since the school year began.

Law enforcement officials join together with students to stop the violence

It seems every night, we're telling you about something violent that happened in our area, but there are some people who say there is something we can do about it. It starts in our schools.

Road to Carnegie Hall: Local teen prepares for the performance of a lifetime

A local teen is getting ready for the performance of a lifetime.

Audit shows several schools mishandling state voucher money

An audit released on Monday by the Department of Education claims some schools might be abusing the State’s voucher system.

New Main Library at Goodwood gets dedication

The new Main Library at Goodwood has been up and running for a while now, but it got it's long awaited dedication Saturday.

Capitol High students come together to 'stop the violence'

Friday marks one week since a tragic shooting incident in Baker left three teenagers dead. The incident has hit students across the area pretty hard.

More people donating their bodies to science

Here in Baton Rouge, more people are donating their bodies to science. LSU is taking learning to the next level, by using these bodies to give students a more hands-on learning experience.

Local Journalists raise money to benefit LSU, SU students

The Baton Rouge Area Association of Black Journalists is hosting its second annual luncheon on April 17, to raise money for local journalism students.

From the capital city to the nation's capital: local 8th graders fundraise for class trip

From the state capital to the nation's capital, that's the trip some local 8th graders are hoping to make.

'Dinner With Dads' encourages engagement from Claiborne Elementary fathers

Claiborne Elementary used the dinner table to bring its family together.

LSU students 'Geaux BIG': Student volunteers give back to the community

If you rode around Baton Rouge Saturday, you might have seen a lot more purple and gold than usual. That's because thousands of LSU students are "Geauxing Big."

High school at Hosanna Christian Academy will close down

Hosanna Christian Academy Headmaster held back tears as he broke the news to dozens of students, parents,

Is homework making your child sick?

New research shows that some students are doing more than three hours of homework a night -- and that all that school work may be literally making them sick.

EBR school board calls for own audit into falsified graduation records

The East Baton Rouge Parish School System is fighting back against the state and its critics.