Education

Southern hopes police visibility will create trust, safer community

Dozens of police officers and sheriff's deputies converged on Southern University Wednesday evening. Nothing was wrong, but by showing up, they hope to keep students safe and happy all year long.

DOE says record number of students scored high on ACT

The Louisiana Department of Education today released three analyses of ACT results, indicating that in 2014 high school seniors achieved record high numbers of TOPS-eligible ACT scores.

BR coaches and athletes compete for $500 prize

It can cost a lot of money to run a successful sports team, just ask some of the coaches in our area. Saturday, BREC wanted to give back to some local teams.

EBR School System holds fair to recruit more than 100 teachers

School just started back up for the students in East Baton Rouge, but dozens of schools are still short-staffed and in need of full-time teachers. That's why school board officials are doing what they can to recruit the best candidates.

Judge denies NAACP's request for injunction against school board redistricting

The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board can go ahead and reduce its ranks.

Tools for Schools: Crestworth Elementary gets brand new computer lab

Technology is essential for learning these days, but some schools can't afford it So, NBC33 teamed up with some local organizations to make sure students at one local school had a computer lab of their own.

Tips to making healthy homework habits

It's time to hit the books again, and we've got some tips to make homework time a productive time.. When the school day is over, children still have a lot to do, including their homework.

Brookstown Middle Magnet School opens with high expectations

The first day of school is always the start of something new.

EBRSO hosts its annual back to school celebration

A lot of kids in East Baton Rouge Parish are getting ready to start school this Monday, but the EBR Sheriff's Office wanted to make sure they had some fun before they hit the books.

Zachary superintendent hopes success with Rachel's Challenge improves whole city

The Zachary Community School System says it is up to the challenge.

Central parents have traffic woes on first day of school

The first day of school was frustrating for parents hitting the carpool lanes in Central today.

Oklahoma teacher shows up drunk, without pants on first day of school

A new school teacher is missing her first week on the job after police say she showed up drunk to school. Lorie Hill was arrested Monday, the first day back at school for teachers at Wagoner High School in Oklahoma.

Livingston Parish school gets new classrooms

Tomorrow is the big day for the kids and even teachers in Livingston Parish. It's the first day of school. Some of our teachers will be teaching more students than ever before in more space than they had last year.

3 boys try out for girls' volleyball team at FL high school

After three years of playing high school volleyball, senior Samantha Schlesman is once again trying out for the squad. But this year, tryouts are a bit different.

Ascension Parish teachers excited for first day of school

Last-minute preparations are done, so now teachers can welcome students back into their classrooms.