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The Advocate
Drake: Reopening Istrouma High may take $17 million to $20 million, but he promises he won’t go ‘halfway’Superintendent Warren Drake tried to assure a concerned audience Wednesday nigh
Drake: Reopening Istrouma High may take $17 million to $20 million, but he promises he won’t go ‘halfway’
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
Superintendent Warren Drake tried to assure a concerned audience Wednesday night that the East Baton Rouge Parish school system won’t go cheap as it prepares to reopen Istrouma High School. Drake, who took over as superintendent in June, immediately... Read more
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The Advocate
Officials pinpoint two reasons for failing Bakerfield Elementary: teacher absenteeism and staff turnoverBAKER — More than 40 people attended a Baker School Board work session Tuesday
Officials pinpoint two reasons for failing Bakerfield Elementary: teacher absenteeism and staff turnover
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
BAKER — More than 40 people attended a Baker School Board work session Tuesday night to hear about a proposed reconstitution plan for Bakerfield Elementary. Bakerfield has received a grade of F from the state Department of Education for the past... Read more
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The Advocate
East Baton Rouge School Board struggles with school construction: Broadmoor may move to head of the list; more research urged for upcoming projectsThe East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thursday recommended moving forward
East Baton Rouge School Board struggles with school construction: Broadmoor may move to head of the list; more research urged for upcoming projects
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thursday recommended moving forward with the rebuilding of Broadmoor Elementary School and placing the project at the front of the line for new school construction. Thursday’s vote, which is likely to be... Read more
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The Advocate
Discussions on the reopening Istrouma High and the system budget on tap for School Board’s Saturday retreatThe East Baton Rouge Parish School Board is holding an all-day retreat Saturday
Discussions on the reopening Istrouma High and the system budget on tap for School Board’s Saturday retreat
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board is holding an all-day retreat Saturday and plans to examine everything from the state of its budget to whether it should plow ahead with an August reopening of Istrouma High School. The retreat, which starts... Read more
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The Advocate
Discussions on the reopening Istrouma High and the system budget on tap for School Board’s Saturday retreatThe East Baton Rouge Parish School Board is holding an all-day retreat Saturday
Discussions on the reopening Istrouma High and the system budget on tap for School Board’s Saturday retreat
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board is holding an all-day retreat Saturday and plans to examine everything from the state of its budget to whether it should plow ahead with an August reopening of Istrouma High School. The retreat, which is... Read more
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The Advocate
State, EBR forge deal to return Istrouma High to local controlTop state and local school officials have struck an agreement to return control
State, EBR forge deal to return Istrouma High to local control
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
Top state and local school officials have struck an agreement to return control of Istrouma High School to the East Baton Rouge Parish school system, officials said Tuesday. Recovery School District Superintendent Patrick Dobard said he has signed... Read more
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The Advocate
Community briefs for Jan. 18, 2016Photo provided by METHA ARNOLD -- WBR Garden & Civic Club -- The West Baton Rou
Community briefs for Jan. 18, 2016
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
Photo provided by METHA ARNOLD -- WBR Garden & Civic Club -- The West Baton Rouge Garden & Civic Club toured the Port of Greater Baton Rouge on Jan. 12. Jay Hardman, port executive director, spoke about port operations. Karen St. Cyr, public affairs... Read more
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The Advocate
Support center opens in Baton Rouge, with plans to train 100 companies on getting contractsSmall businesses and nonprofits will be able to get free training in bidding an
Support center opens in Baton Rouge, with plans to train 100 companies on getting contracts
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
Small businesses and nonprofits will be able to get free training in bidding and bookkeeping through the East Baton Rouge Contractor Support Center, a pilot program that organizers hope can provide help for about 100 companies. The program, which... Read more
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The Advocate
Support center opens in Baton Rouge, with plans to train 100 companies on getting contractsSmall businesses and nonprofits will be able to get free training in bidding an
Support center opens in Baton Rouge, with plans to train 100 companies on getting contracts
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
Small businesses and nonprofits will be able to get free training in bidding and bookkeeping through the East Baton Rouge Contractor Support Center, a pilot program that organizers hope can provide help for about 100 companies. The program, which... Read more
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The Advocate
Support center opens in Baton Rouge, with plans to train 100 companies on getting contractsSmall businesses and nonprofits will be able to get free training in bidding an
Support center opens in Baton Rouge, with plans to train 100 companies on getting contracts
The Advocate / Posted 27 days ago
Small businesses and nonprofits will be able to get free training in bidding and bookkeeping through the East Baton Rouge Contractor Support Center, a pilot program that organizers hope can provide help for about 100 companies. The program, which... Read more
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The Advocate
Critics say charter schools draining vital dollarsFinancially strapped school districts in Baton Rouge, Lafayette and elsewhere a
Critics say charter schools draining vital dollars
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
Financially strapped school districts in Baton Rouge, Lafayette and elsewhere are being hurt by rising amounts of dollars being moved from districts to charter schools, the executive director of the Louisiana School Boards Association and others said... Read more
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The Advocate
Critics say charter schools draining vital dollarsFinancially strapped school districts in Baton Rouge, Lafayette and elsewhere a
Critics say charter schools draining vital dollars
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
Financially strapped school districts in Baton Rouge, Lafayette and elsewhere are being hurt by rising amounts of dollars being moved from districts to charter schools, the executive director of the Louisiana School Boards Association and others said... Read more
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The Advocate
Critics say charter schools draining vital dollarsFinancially strapped school districts in Baton Rouge, Lafayette and elsewhere a
Critics say charter schools draining vital dollars
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
Financially strapped school districts in Baton Rouge, Lafayette and elsewhere are being hurt by rising amounts of dollars being moved from districts to charter schools, the executive director of the Louisiana School Boards Association and others said... Read more
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The Advocate
Metro Councilwoman opposed to zoo relocation seeks appointment to BREC’s boardEast Baton Rouge Parish Metro Councilwoman Chauna Banks-Daniel is asking her co
Metro Councilwoman opposed to zoo relocation seeks appointment to BREC’s board
The Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Councilwoman Chauna Banks-Daniel is asking her colleagues on the council to appoint her to the board that oversees the parish’s parks and recreation system, a move that could shake up the conversation about moving the... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Hundreds wait for tickets to see President Obama in Baton RougeHundreds of people braved overnight and early morning temperatures Tuesday for
Hundreds wait for tickets to see President Obama in Baton Rouge
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 30 days ago
Hundreds of people braved overnight and early morning temperatures Tuesday for a ticket to see President Barack Obama during his historic trip to Baton Rouge later in the week. A crowd lined up outside the McKinley High Alumni Center starting Monday... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Hundreds wait for tickets to see President Obama in Baton RougeHundreds of people braved overnight and early morning temperatures Tuesday for
Hundreds wait for tickets to see President Obama in Baton Rouge
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 30 days ago
Hundreds of people braved overnight and early morning temperatures Tuesday for a ticket to see President Barack Obama during his historic trip to Baton Rouge later in the week. A crowd lined up outside the McKinley High Alumni Center starting Monday... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Hundreds wait for tickets to see President Obama in Baton RougeHundreds of people braved overnight and early morning temperatures Tuesday for
Hundreds wait for tickets to see President Obama in Baton Rouge
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 30 days ago
Hundreds of people braved overnight and early morning temperatures Tuesday for a ticket to see President Barack Obama during his historic trip to Baton Rouge later in the week. A crowd lined up outside the McKinley High Alumni Center starting Monday... Read more
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The Advocate
Metro Councilwoman opposed to zoo relocation seeks appointment to BREC’s boardMetro Councilwoman Chauna Banks-Daniel is asking her colleagues on the council
Metro Councilwoman opposed to zoo relocation seeks appointment to BREC’s board
The Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
Metro Councilwoman Chauna Banks-Daniel is asking her colleagues on the council to appoint her to the board that oversees the parish’s parks and recreation system, a move that could shake up the conversation about moving the Baton Rouge Zoo out of her... Read more
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The Advocate
East Baton Rouge School Board plans to overhaul its meeting room; price tag around $100,000The room where the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board meets is about to get a
East Baton Rouge School Board plans to overhaul its meeting room; price tag around $100,000
The Advocate / Posted a month ago
The room where the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board meets is about to get a makeover that could cost about $100,000, depending on the contractor quotes and how much can be done in-house. The planned changes involved upgrading wiring, replacing... Read more
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The Advocate
East Baton Rouge School Board plans to overhaul its meeting room; price tag around $100,000The room where the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board meets is about to get a
East Baton Rouge School Board plans to overhaul its meeting room; price tag around $100,000
The Advocate / Posted a month ago
The room where the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board meets is about to get a makeover that could cost about $100,000, depending on the contractor quotes and how much can be done in-house. The planned changes involved upgrading wiring, replacing... Read more
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The Advocate
East Baton Rouge School Board plans to overhaul its meeting roomThe room where the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board meets is about to get a
East Baton Rouge School Board plans to overhaul its meeting room
The Advocate / Posted a month ago
The room where the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board meets is about to get a makeover that could cost about $100,000, depending on the contractor quotes and how much can be done in-house. The planned changes involved upgrading wiring, replacing... Read more
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The Advocate
East Baton Rouge School Board elects Barbara Freiberg as its president, Evelyn Ware-Jackson as vice presidentBarbara Freiberg, who spent 2011 and 2012 as president of the East Baton Rouge
East Baton Rouge School Board elects Barbara Freiberg as its president, Evelyn Ware-Jackson as vice president
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
Barbara Freiberg, who spent 2011 and 2012 as president of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, was returned by her colleagues Thursday to the top leadership post, succeeding David Tatman, who replaced her in that job three years ago. The board... Read more
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The Advocate
East Baton Rouge School Board elects Barbara Freiberg as its president, Evelyn Ware-Jackson as vice presidentBarbara Freiberg, who spent 2011 and 2012 as president of the East Baton Rouge
East Baton Rouge School Board elects Barbara Freiberg as its president, Evelyn Ware-Jackson as vice president
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
Barbara Freiberg, who spent 2011 and 2012 as president of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, was returned by her colleagues Thursday to the top leadership post, succeeding David Tatman, who replaced her in that job three years ago. The board... Read more

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