Education

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.

LSU students worry more about textbook prices than tuition

Starting a new semester at college can be stressful. Just the cost of a college education is enough to stress anyone out.

Runnels student to play harp at Carnegie Hall

It takes passion, dedication and determination. Those are all things Rachel Yura has.

Free college tuition plan could benefit Louisiana, if logistics, politics line up

President Barack Obama wants to make it easier for students to gain a college education. His plan would seem to have tremendous potential for Louisiana, should Congress and state politicians agree to finance it.

Redemptorist community excited about proposal to take control of school to stop closure

A group of Redemptorist High School alumni say they are willing to do what the Catholic Diocese will not: operate the school in 2014-15.

Why New Year's is the best day to apply for financial aid

Hoping to relax on New Year's Day? Well if you or a family member is headed to college in 2015, that's too bad.

BRPD helps Santa for the holidays

It looks like Santa has some new helpers this year!

Redemptorist High School to close in 2015

Redemptorist Junior and Senior high schools will close at the end of this school year because of dwindling enrollment.

Broadmoor Elementary students get rewarded for hard work

 We all know the saying hard work pays off. For some children at Broadmoor Elementary, their hard work did just that. Thursday, students were awarded with brand-new bikes!

SU graduate wants to make a difference, help juvenile delinquents

 "If you don't want it for yourself, nobody else will want it. So if there's something you want in life, go get it," said Jamaal Martin.

How students miss out on $54 million a year

College students in Louisiana are not taking advantage of financial aid programs. Apparently, louisiana's college students leave $50 million in aid unclaimed each year.

Exxon-Mobil gives $100K to EBR Parish schools

Exxon-Mobil branded wholesalers partnered with the Adopt a Classroom program to donate $100,000 dollars to elementary schools in Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas.

School uses hand soap to reduce student absences

Pink eye, stomach bugs, flu, strep throat: the list can go on and on with reasons students miss school.