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Commissioner talks higher education cuts at Press Club

Colleges all over Louisiana learned on Friday that they would lose over 141 million dollars in state funding.

The 2016 executive budget is here.

The presentation of the 2016 executive budget is nowhere close to the finish line. If anything, legislators have a lot of work to look forward to.

How students at Southeast Middle School plan to fight breast cancer

 "Our kids need to give back to our community. Our community really supports them. I want my kids to understand that when you ask for help, you'll receive it," said Michelle Perk, a teacher at Southeast Middle School.

Inside the Classroom: How teachers in different situations view their job

More people are talking about public education now than ever before, including standardized testing, vouchers, and funding. But teachers, the most important people in education, are not involved in many of the conversations.

Baton Rouge Charter Schools names new regional director

Raquel Square, a well-known Baton Rouge school leader has joined the Charter Schools USA (CSUSA) team as a regional director of education for Baton Rouge and Lafayette.

Mock trial shows high school students the consequences of impaired driving

More than 25 years in prison, that's what one Broadmoor High student faces... well, not officially. The student wasn't really sentenced to that long in prison, but it could happen.

Redemptorist alumni running out of time, hope, in quest to keep school open

Alumni of Redemptorist High School are running out of time and options to save the school from closing down. And they are losing faith that the bishop and the Diocese are listening to their pleas.

Harlem Globetrotters player spreads anti-bullying message to young fans

The Harlem Globetrotters make a lot of young children happy with their play on the court, but they also make a lot of them better people through their work off the court.

Visually impaired students compete in Louisiana Braille Challenge

More than 100 students from the across the state competed in a unique competition Wednesday.

LSU students protest suspect description stereotypes

It seems America has been re-questioning its relationship with race more frequently. Last Saturday, LSU students got a text message saying to be wary of a black suspect wearing a hoodie.

Pennington launches new tool to fight childhood obesity

A new tool could be the key to fighting childhood obesity in Louisiana.

LSU's 'Bone Lady' retires after 30 years

Mary Manhein has dedicated her life to bringing closure to local families.

Advocates hope conference changes Deaf Child Bill of Rights

People from around the state are coming to town this weekend to speak up for students who often cannot speak up for themselves.

Thousands of educators get ready to jump start students into their careers

More than a thousand teachers from across the state packed Downtown Baton Rouge Wednesday. It is part of the Jump Start Convention.