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2014/12/18 03:21
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CADDO-BOSSIER PARISH, La. (KTBS) - A recent study has found that nearly half of all four-year-olds in Louisiana aren't ready for kindergarten. Many don't know the alphabet, their address, or even...
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2014/12/16 23:09
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MALDEN � Public schools and specialized private schools in Massachusetts that educate children with behavioral or emotional issues will be required to follow new regulations when using restraint or...
2014/12/16 19:50
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A school funding task force is suggesting a $75 million boost in state aid for public schools next year, if dollars can be found to pay for it. The Advocate reports...
2014/12/16 18:39
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A task force Tuesday morning recommended a $75 million hike in state aid for public schools, but made it contingent on Louisiana’s financial outlook. The recommendation goes to the state Board of...
2014/12/15 20:40
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If the outcome of the U.S. Senate race was determined by most hours and hardest work put into the campaign trail, Mary Landrieu would have won by a landslide. But that was never the point in...
2014/12/15 16:42
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State Superintendent of Education John White on Monday renewed his criticism of East Baton Rouge Parish School District officials for moving students to bolster scores at troubled public schools. “We...
2014/12/15 10:09
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Few issues stir up a good debate as readily as education, and the sharpest debates are over money and curriculum. But while those with rival educational philosophies often cross swords, we wonder how...
2014/12/14 00:17
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Nominate him or her for The Courier’s 69th annual Terrebonne’s Most Useful Citizen Award. Nominations will be accepted through Jan. 6. The award will be presented during the Houma-Terrebonne Chamber...
2014/12/12 18:25
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MANSFIELD, La. (AP) - Walter Lee's more than two decades of service on the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education will end at 4:30 p.m. Friday. The Times reports (http://bit.ly/1BnEuqi...
2014/12/12 03:09
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FITCHBURG � People wishing to get another shot at influencing the state's decision on a proposed elementary-level charter school in Fitchburg filled the auditorium at the Fitchburg Public Library...
2014/12/11 23:39
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A member of the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has missed seven of the past nine board and committee meetings he chairs since June, according to state records. Jay Guillot, an...
2014/12/11 22:06
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Louisiana’s students are missing out on tens of millions of dollars in federal financial aid that could help them gain skills training or college degrees after high school, says the Louisiana...
2014/12/11 18:39
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Louisiana students are missing out on millions that could go to pay for college because more than half are not completing the application required for federal student aid. About 44 percent of...
2014/12/11 10:09
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The term most often used to describe this year's MCAS scores was "stagnant." It's a word with negative connotations, but stagnant is actually better than what we've had in recent years, and that's a...
2014/12/10 19:41
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A national report issued Wednesday said Louisiana deserves a “C” for how it trains teachers, which is also the average grade nationally. The state was faulted for what reviewers called a failure to...
2014/12/10 04:21
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The controversial new Common Core curriculum continues to make waves in the education community across the state. If attendance was any indication of how concerned local parents are about Common Core...
2014/12/10 00:39
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LAFAYETTE — The Lafayette Parish School Board agreed Monday to boost its budget by about $5.3 million to save about 70 positions not included in the spending plan adopted in September, but the move...
2014/12/09 02:39
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WASHINGTON — Baton Rouge Republican U.S. Rep. Bill Cassidy announced Wednesday that he is running for the Senate and he’s taking the communications director of U.S. Sen. David Vitter with him. The...
2014/12/06 06:17
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On Wednesday, the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education renewed the Thibodaux alternative school’s charter through 2017, its 10-year anniversary. School officials are also set to extend...
2014/12/06 00:39
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The Jindal administration has renewed charges that Common Core tests plans pushed by top state education leaders may be illegal. But an attorney for the state’s top school board Friday denounced the...
2014/12/18 03:21
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