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Sexual behavior is already a controversial topic in religious red states like Louisiana, where state law requires local school districts set laws to "provide procedures for the administration" of sex education in classes such as biology or physical education. Lawmakers in recent years have rejected bills by state ...
"It's too early to identify exactly how funds will be allocated, but we will use the full scope and breadth of Louisiana's higher education system to deliver training that's appropriate, with DXC technology advising colleges and universities on customizing courses for today's end-to-end IT services environment," ...

Louisiana's legislative auditor is conducting his own review. Release of the data came the same day the Southern University System announced it has put one of its administrators on leave because of sexual misconduct allegations. The higher education system said associate vice president for human ...
The Louisiana Department of education has evaluators observe teacher-child interactions at childhood centers to rate them on a 1 to 7 point scale, with the best centers deemed "excellent" while the lowest receive "unsatisfactory" ratings. Officials stated classrooms with high-quality teacher-child interactions ...

The Louisiana school for the Deaf, which is undergoing a review, needs significant changes to improve its performance, a member of the state Board of Elementary and Secondary education said Tuesday. "We really, really need to make some major changes there," said Kathy Edmonston, a BESE member ...
A growing number of workplaces in Louisiana including Baker Manufacturing in Pineville are turning to a nonprofit that offers something to help employees personally and ... As a United Way board member, McQuain sees the need for employers to offer financial education from another perspective.
After nine freezes in the past 10 years, news that basic state aid for public schools may be frozen yet again is sparking both resignation and worry among Louisiana superintendents. "We kind of expected it, we kind of prepared for it," said Wesley Watts, superintendent of the West Baton Rouge Parish school ...
Gov. John Bel Edwards is unlikely to recommend a hike in basic state aid for public schools, an aide to the governor said Tuesday. Donald Songy, the governor's education adviser, said the state faces a $1.5 billion shortfall for the financial year that begins on July 1, 2018. For that reason, Songy said, ...
As the Louisiana Board of Regents looks for its next commissioner, the public could be out of the loop while board members decide who gets the job. The search for a replacement for outgoing Commissioner of Higher education Joseph Rallo is shaping up to be another secretive charade on the taxpayers' ...
Dr. Holly Boffy, Vice President of BESE, stopped by the station this morning to speak about the Louisiana Department of education's new online tool that will enable families to more easily find and evaluate schools and childcare centers throughout the state. The tool allows parents and those interested in ...
Louisiana State University President F. King Alexander will serve as the keynote speaker for an upcoming Central Louisiana Regional Chamber of Commerce meeting. The program is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Dec. 7 at the Holiday Inn Downtown. Lunch will be served prior to the program at 11 a.m..
You can still find a "good" job in Louisiana even if you don't have a college degree, according to a new report from Georgetown University's Center of education and Workforce. Louisiana is among 23 states where the number of good jobs for workers without a bachelor's degree increased between 1991 ...
(RUSTON, LA) - Louisiana Tech has earned another round of favorable rankings, most recently for being the best value of any other school in Louisiana and another for being one of the most affordable universities in the country. Using averages of graduation rate, net price, acceptance rate, and 20-year net ...
Marty Chabert, center, asks a question Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, of a consultant assisting in the search by the Louisiana Board of Regents for a commissioner of higher education to replace Joseph Rallo, who is retiring. At right is Robert Levy, chairman of the regents' search committee and, at left, Darren ...
April Hiring Planned for Louisiana higher education Leader. Louisiana's top college board intends to hire the state's next higher education commissioner in April. Nov. 29, 2017, at 4:51 a.m.. April Hiring Planned for Louisiana Higher Education Leader ...

Harriet Tubman Charter school Principal Julie Lause, second right, talks to Louisiana State Superintendent of education John White, right, ...
The suits come amid a broad review of hazing policies in the state's higher-education system after the recent death of a Louisiana State ...
Louisiana's estimated 40,000 public high school seniors in the Class of ... The state department of education officials said when students didn't ...
CMT today announced the eight colleges that will participate in its first ever statewide "Empowering education" tour with country artist and ...
Much is written -- especially nationally -- about what is happening in education in Louisiana. We should be cheering for our students and ...
Statewide Louisiana has grown, rising from a C to a B, But Calcasieu Parish has dropped. "We went down to an 84.8 which is two-tenths of a ...
Katoure Monette, a student in a K-1-2 multi-age class at the Harriet Tubman Charter school, shows Louisiana state superintendent of education ...
The new website, Louisianaschools.com, goes live Tuesday morning. That's around the same time the Louisiana Department of education is ...
Aaron Nickerson: Louisiana is the prison capital of planet Earth. ... be boom or bust in southeast Louisiana: lack of education, awareness.
Oct. 23, 2017 marked the beginning of the 29th official Red Ribbon Week, a week focused on drug education and prevention in schools across America.
Louisiana preschool and toddler programs will have profiles similar to K-12 schools that inform families about the quality of care and education ...
As Louisiana State education Superintendent John White watches, right, BESE President Gary Jones, left, asks a question as the board hears ...
For example, if Louisiana needs more money for higher education or the TOPS college scholarship program, most of the money being used for ...
Fifteen members of the Louisiana garden Club Federation from across the state found themselves in the tiny town of Jean Lafitte recently for an ...
A judge has dismissed Joe Aguillard's claims of wrongful termination and ordered him to pay Louisiana College more than $17,000. The former ...
Louisiana Resource Center for educators, an education library and teacher training center based in Baton Rouge, is announcing only the ...
Louisiana allocates 91.1 percent of college aid on the basis of merit ... at least one factor, according to the education Commission of the States.
"The parking lot is where you are not judged by economics, color of your skin, ethnic background, education," he continued. "There's just one ...
Baton Rouge -- A state audit released Monday criticizes how Louisiana's education department monitors charter schools, and calls on the ...
Louisiana has been picked to get $55.5 million over three years to aid ... literacy skills, the state Department of education announced Tuesday.
The Louisiana Department of education has partnered with the national nonprofit America Achieves to launch the Louisiana educator Voice ...
In recent years and months, the Louisiana Department of education has worked to adjust teacher training and preparation in the state.
What clinched it for him, he said, was a raft of changes in Louisiana education law pushed through earlier that year and how they changed the ...
CMT has partnered with the Louisiana Community and Technical Colleges System (LCTCS) and the nonprofit Louisiana Calling for a unique ...
But the U.S. Department of education recently approved Louisiana's plan to revamp public schools, including some reduction in testing but not ...
Louisiana's legislative auditor says the education department hasn't followed state-required guidelines for determining whether charter school ...
Louisiana has a relatively high rate of kids enrolled in an early children education when compared with other states. The report from the Annie ...
"students in Louisiana alternative education settings rarely receive academic, behavioral, social and emotional services needed to address the ...
The panel ruled that charter schools approved by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary education - called Type 2 charters - do not ...
Essentially, a treasurer acts as Louisiana's banker, pooling the money ... Edwards wants to "stop cuts to education, health care and wasteful ...
John Bel Edwards appoints AT&T Louisiana President Sonia Perez to the ... board members who work to elevate Louisiana higher education.".
In recent years and months, the Louisiana Department of education has worked to adjust teacher training and preparation in the state.
What clinched it for him, he said, was a raft of changes in Louisiana education law pushed through earlier that year and how they changed the ...


 

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