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The Advocate
East Baton Rouge School Board president running for Metro Council seatThe president of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Tuesday launched a
East Baton Rouge School Board president running for Metro Council seat
The Advocate / Posted 3 hours ago
The president of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Tuesday launched a campaign to join the Metro Council. Barbara Reich Freiberg is running for the District 12 seat being vacated by John Delgado, who is running for mayor-president. She... Read more
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The Advocate
As a matter of pride, Baton Rouge’s Lee High still to be known, unofficially, as Lee Magnet HighEven though the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board last week officially short
As a matter of pride, Baton Rouge’s Lee High still to be known, unofficially, as Lee Magnet High
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Even though the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board last week officially shortened Robert E. Lee High to just Lee High, a slightly longer name that many parents and students prefer, Lee Magnet High School, is in no danger of going away. “The... Read more
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The Advocate
As a matter of pride, Baton Rouge’s Lee High still to be known, unofficially, as Lee Magnet HighEven though the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board last week officially short
As a matter of pride, Baton Rouge’s Lee High still to be known, unofficially, as Lee Magnet High
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
Even though the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board last week officially shortened Robert E. Lee High to just Lee High, a slightly longer name that many parents and students prefer, Lee Magnet High School, is in no danger of going away. “The... Read more
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The Advocate
Pam's Party: From roses at the Governor's Mansion to a debutante cotillionNorth American public relations leader for Dow Chemical Co.; Ann Connelly, owne
Pam's Party: From roses at the Governor's Mansion to a debutante cotillion
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
North American public relations leader for Dow Chemical Co.; Ann Connelly, owner Ann Connelly Gallery; Barbara Freiberg, East Baton Rouge Parish School Board president; Tina Holland, Our Lady of the Lake College president; Devin Lemoine, owner... Read more
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The Advocate
Pam's Party: From roses at the Governor's Mansion to a debudante cotillionNorth American public relations leader for Dow Chemical Co.; Ann Connelly, owne
Pam's Party: From roses at the Governor's Mansion to a debudante cotillion
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
North American public relations leader for Dow Chemical Co.; Ann Connelly, owner Ann Connelly Gallery; Barbara Freiberg, East Baton Rouge Parish School Board president; Tina Holland, Our Lady of the Lake College president; Devin Lemoine, owner... Read more
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The Advocate
The same, yet different: Close vote officially cuts ‘Robert E.’ from Lee High SchoolSplitting along racial lines, the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thurs
The same, yet different: Close vote officially cuts ‘Robert E.’ from Lee High School
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
Splitting along racial lines, the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thursday changed the name of Robert E. Lee High School in Baton Rouge to just Lee High School, falling short of the demands of black leaders who pressed for a name with no... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Saints quarterback Drew Brees gets Fathers Day surprisevotes to officially adopt school name as Lee HighEBR School Board votes to offi
Saints quarterback Drew Brees gets Fathers Day surprise
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 11 days ago
votes to officially adopt school name as Lee HighEBR School Board votes to officially adopt school name as Lee High The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board voted Thursday to keep the name for Lee High School. The East Baton Rouge Parish School... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Officials announce partial street closures to curb cut-through trafficvotes to officially adopt school name as Lee HighEBR School Board votes to offi
Officials announce partial street closures to curb cut-through traffic
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 11 days ago
votes to officially adopt school name as Lee HighEBR School Board votes to officially adopt school name as Lee High The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board voted Thursday to keep the name for Lee High School. The East Baton Rouge Parish School... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
EBR School Board votes to officially adopt school name as Lee HighThe East Baton Rouge Parish School Board voted Thursday to keep the name for Le
EBR School Board votes to officially adopt school name as Lee High
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 11 days ago
The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board voted Thursday to keep the name for Lee High School. School board members voted 5-4 for the school to keel the name while officially dropping the "Robert E." from it at Thursday's school board meeting. The... Read more
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The Advocate
The same, yet different: Close vote officially cuts ‘Robert E.’ from Lee High SchoolSplitting along racial lines, the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thurs
The same, yet different: Close vote officially cuts ‘Robert E.’ from Lee High School
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
Splitting along racial lines, the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thursday changed the name of Robert E. Lee High School in Baton Rouge to just Lee High School, falling short of the demands of black leaders who pressed for a name with no... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
EBR School Board votes down renaming Lee High SchoolThe East Baton Rouge Parish School Board voted Thursday to keep the name for Le
EBR School Board votes down renaming Lee High School
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 11 days ago
The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board voted Thursday to keep the name for Lee High School. School board members voted 5-4 for the school to keep its current name at Thursday's school board meeting. The school, which is set to re-open, was named... Read more
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The Advocate
The same, yet different: Close vote officially cuts 'Robert E.' from Lee High SchoolSplitting along racial lines, the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board voted to
The same, yet different: Close vote officially cuts 'Robert E.' from Lee High School
The Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
Splitting along racial lines, the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board voted to shorten the name of Robert E. Lee High School in Baton Rouge was to just Lee High School, falling short of the demands of black leaders who pressed for a name with no... Read more
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The Advocate
Will it stay Lee High? School Board to settle debate Thursday on name of Robert E. Lee HighRobert E. Lee High School in Baton Rouge or keep the name as it is will likely
Will it stay Lee High? School Board to settle debate Thursday on name of Robert E. Lee High
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
Robert E. Lee High School in Baton Rouge or keep the name as it is will likely come to an end Thursday night when the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board plans to decide how to settle the controversy. The School Board is also scheduled to... Read more
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The Advocate
As Louisiana lawmakers debate issue, 'real people' fret over future of school vouchers in private schoolsfor (vouchers) for the mere fact that we will not be able to fund our public sc
As Louisiana lawmakers debate issue, 'real people' fret over future of school vouchers in private schools
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
for (vouchers) for the mere fact that we will not be able to fund our public schools,” said Smith, a former member of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board. Nailing down exactly how many students could get vouchers if the state spends $36... Read more
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The Advocate
As Louisiana lawmakers debate issue, 'real people' fret over future of school vouchersfor (vouchers) for the mere fact that we will not be able to fund our public sc
As Louisiana lawmakers debate issue, 'real people' fret over future of school vouchers
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
for (vouchers) for the mere fact that we will not be able to fund our public schools,” said Smith, a former member of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board. Nailing down exactly how many students could get vouchers if the state spends $36... Read more
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The Advocate
More than a name? Debate over Lee High never seriously considered beforeDespite unease among some East Baton Rouge Parish School Board members about a
More than a name? Debate over Lee High never seriously considered before
The Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
Despite unease among some East Baton Rouge Parish School Board members about a public high school bearing the name of a prominent Confederate, the board over the past decade has barely discussed, much less taken decisive action to change the name of... Read more
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The Advocate
Southdowns? Lee Magnet? Strong opinions differ on whether to rename Baton Rouge’s Robert E. Lee Hightext suggestions to (225) 650-7087, typing in the number 81010 and “@leename.”
Southdowns? Lee Magnet? Strong opinions differ on whether to rename Baton Rouge’s Robert E. Lee High
The Advocate / Posted 18 days ago
text suggestions to (225) 650-7087, typing in the number 81010 and “@leename.” Written comments can be dropped off at the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board Office at 1050 S. Foster Drive by close of business on Monday; offices are closed... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Two men arrested after I-20 road rage shootingBoard holds forum on renaming of Lee High SchoolEBR Parish School Board holds f
Two men arrested after I-20 road rage shooting
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 19 days ago
Board holds forum on renaming of Lee High SchoolEBR Parish School Board holds forum on renaming of Lee High School The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board is hosting a community forum on the renaming of Lee High School. The East Baton Rouge... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Homeless man called "Cornbread", accomplices arrested for arson, theftBoard holds forum on renaming of Lee High SchoolEBR Parish School Board holds f
Homeless man called "Cornbread", accomplices arrested for arson, theft
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 19 days ago
Board holds forum on renaming of Lee High SchoolEBR Parish School Board holds forum on renaming of Lee High School The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board is hosting a community forum on the renaming of Lee High School. The East Baton Rouge... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
How to protect kids, elderly from the summer heatBoard holds forum on renaming of Lee High SchoolEBR Parish School Board holds f
How to protect kids, elderly from the summer heat
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 19 days ago
Board holds forum on renaming of Lee High SchoolEBR Parish School Board holds forum on renaming of Lee High School The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board is hosting a community forum on the renaming of Lee High School. The East Baton Rouge... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
All lanes open I-10 E on Mississippi River BridgeBoard holds forum on renaming of Lee High SchoolEBR Parish School Board holds f
All lanes open I-10 E on Mississippi River Bridge
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 19 days ago
Board holds forum on renaming of Lee High SchoolEBR Parish School Board holds forum on renaming of Lee High School The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board is hosting a community forum on the renaming of Lee High School. The East Baton Rouge... Read more
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The Advocate
Amid school, statue controversies, Robert E. Lee critics should consider his full recordThe East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has a lot of nerve even contemplating
Amid school, statue controversies, Robert E. Lee critics should consider his full record
The Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has a lot of nerve even contemplating a name change for Baton Rouge’s Robert E. Lee High School. Let’s face it, many of the students whose educations are under the board’s charge would be hard-pressed to... Read more
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The Advocate
Forum to solicit suggestions for new name of Baton Rouge’s Lee High to be tightly controlled, school district saysnext to the School Board office at 1022 S. Foster Drive. The forum is in respo
Forum to solicit suggestions for new name of Baton Rouge’s Lee High to be tightly controlled, school district says
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
next to the School Board office at 1022 S. Foster Drive. The forum is in response to criticism lodged during a heated East Baton Rouge Parish School Board meeting June 2 from prominent black leaders in Baton Rouge. They asked for another... Read more
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The Advocate
Forum to solicit suggestions for new name of Baton Rouge’s Lee High to be tightly controlled, school district saysnext to the School Board Office at 1022 S. Foster Drive. The forum is in respo
Forum to solicit suggestions for new name of Baton Rouge’s Lee High to be tightly controlled, school district says
The Advocate / Posted 20 days ago
next to the School Board Office at 1022 S. Foster Drive. The forum is in response to criticism lodged during a heated East Baton Rouge Parish School Board meeting Thursday night from prominent black leaders in Baton Rouge. They asked for... Read more
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The Advocate
What’s in a name? East Baton Rouge School Board, residents debate changing name of Lee HighThe East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thursday barely kept alive a reques
What’s in a name? East Baton Rouge School Board, residents debate changing name of Lee High
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thursday barely kept alive a request by Lee High School parents to rename the school while preserving the name “Lee,” facing down a barrage of complaints that the Baton Rouge school should have no... Read more
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The Advocate
Keep Lee name, but tell his full storyThe East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has a lot of nerve even contemplating
Keep Lee name, but tell his full story
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has a lot of nerve even contemplating a name change for Baton Rouge’s Robert E. Lee High School. Let’s face it, many of the students whose educations are under the board’s charge would be hard-pressed to... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
UPDATE: Woman accused of stabbing victim 16 timesBoard holds forum on renaming of Lee High SchoolEBR Parish School Board holds f
UPDATE: Woman accused of stabbing victim 16 times
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 21 days ago
Board holds forum on renaming of Lee High SchoolEBR Parish School Board holds forum on renaming of Lee High School The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board is hosting a community forum on the renaming of Lee High School. The East Baton Rouge... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Cobra pulled from toilet in ThailandBoard holds forum on renaming of Lee High SchoolEBR Parish School Board holds f
Cobra pulled from toilet in Thailand
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 21 days ago
Board holds forum on renaming of Lee High SchoolEBR Parish School Board holds forum on renaming of Lee High School The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board is hosting a community forum on the renaming of Lee High School. The East Baton Rouge... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
EBR Parish School Board holds forum on renaming of Lee High SchoolBoard holds forum on renaming of Lee High School The East Baton Rouge Parish S
EBR Parish School Board holds forum on renaming of Lee High School
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 21 days ago
Board holds forum on renaming of Lee High School The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board is hosting a community forum on the renaming of Lee High School. The East Baton Rouge... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
EBR Parish School Board holds forum on renaming of Lee High SchoolThe East Baton Rouge Parish School Board is hosting a community forum on the re
EBR Parish School Board holds forum on renaming of Lee High School
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 21 days ago
The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board is hosting a community forum on the renaming of Lee High School. The forum will be held at the The Instructional Resource Center on South Foster Thursday at 6 p.m. Members of the community can share their... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Community forum set to discuss new names for Lee High Schoolreports (http://bit.ly/1TXnFji ) the community forum, announced Monday, is in r
Community forum set to discuss new names for Lee High School
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 21 days ago
reports (http://bit.ly/1TXnFji ) the community forum, announced Monday, is in response to criticism lodged during a heated East Baton Rouge Parish School Board meeting from prominent black leaders. They asked for another meeting to come up with... Read more
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The Advocate
Community forum set Thursday in Baton Rouge to discuss new names for Robert E. Lee High Schoolthis Thursday night. The community forum, announced Monday afternoon, is in re
Community forum set Thursday in Baton Rouge to discuss new names for Robert E. Lee High School
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
this Thursday night. The community forum, announced Monday afternoon, is in response to criticism lodged during a heated East Baton Rouge Parish School Board meeting Thursday night from prominent black leaders in Baton Rouge. They asked for... Read more
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The Advocate
Community forum set Thursday in Baton Rouge to discuss new names for Robert E. Lee High SchoolThe East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has set a community forum for Thursday
Community forum set Thursday in Baton Rouge to discuss new names for Robert E. Lee High School
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has set a community forum for Thursday to come up with suggestions to rename Robert E. Lee High School. The move is a response to criticism lodged at a heated School Board meeting Thursday night from... Read more
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The Advocate
Metro Buzz: Robert E. Lee High originally was to be Southdowns Highthe high school was built. It already had a Southdowns Elementary, a school sti
Metro Buzz: Robert E. Lee High originally was to be Southdowns High
The Advocate / Posted 24 days ago
the high school was built. It already had a Southdowns Elementary, a school still in operation. On Dec. 12, 1957, the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board awarded a $2.3 million contract to build a new junior and senior high school, Southdowns... Read more
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The Advocate
Metro Buzz: Robert E. Lee High originally was to be Southdowns Highthe high school was built. It already had a Southdowns Elementary, a school sti
Metro Buzz: Robert E. Lee High originally was to be Southdowns High
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
the high school was built. It already had a Southdowns Elementary, a school still in operation. On Dec. 12, 1957, the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board awarded a $2.3 million contract to build a new junior and senior high school, Southdowns... Read more
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The Advocate
Metro Buzz: Robert E. Lee High originally was to be Southdowns Highthe high school was built. It already had a Southdowns Elementary, a school sti
Metro Buzz: Robert E. Lee High originally was to be Southdowns High
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
the high school was built. It already had a Southdowns Elementary, a school still in operation. On Dec. 12, 1957, the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board awarded a $2.3 million contract to build a new junior and senior high school, Southdowns... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
EBR Parish School Board stalls on plan to rename new Lee Highover the school, which is named after Confederate general Robert E. Lee has bee
EBR Parish School Board stalls on plan to rename new Lee High
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 25 days ago
over the school, which is named after Confederate general Robert E. Lee has been brewing for quite some time and the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board voted to approve the measure without recommendation Thursday night, meaning they will... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
EBR Parish School Board stalls on plan to rename new Lee Highover the school, which is named after Confederate general Robert E. Lee has bee
EBR Parish School Board stalls on plan to rename new Lee High
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 25 days ago
over the school, which is named after Confederate general Robert E. Lee has been brewing for quite some time and the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board voted to approve the measure without recommendation Thursday night, meaning they will... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
EBR Parish School Board stalls on plan to rename new Lee Highover the school, which is named after Confederate general Robert E. Lee has bee
EBR Parish School Board stalls on plan to rename new Lee High
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 25 days ago
over the school, which is named after Confederate general Robert E. Lee has been brewing for quite some time and the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board voted to approve the measure without recommendation Thursday night, meaning they will... Read more
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The Advocate
What’s in a name? East Baton Rouge School Board, residents, debate changing name of Robert E. Lee HighThe East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thursday barely kept alive a reques
What’s in a name? East Baton Rouge School Board, residents, debate changing name of Robert E. Lee High
The Advocate / Posted 25 days ago
The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thursday barely kept alive a request by Lee High School parents to rename the school while preserving the name “Lee,” facing down a barrage of complaints that the Baton Rouge school should have no... Read more
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The Advocate
Special election Saturday to fill House of Representatives seat held by Ronnie Edwards, who died in Februaryof north Baton Rouge and crosses the Mississippi River to include Port Allen an
Special election Saturday to fill House of Representatives seat held by Ronnie Edwards, who died in February
The Advocate / Posted a month ago
of north Baton Rouge and crosses the Mississippi River to include Port Allen and Brusly. Brusly lawyer Edmond Jordan and East Baton Rouge Parish School Board member Vereta Lee are vying to fill the vacant seat. Edwards died just weeks after... Read more
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The Advocate
Edmond Jordan and Vereta Lee make runoff election for House District 29 seatand Brusly. The open seat drew five candidates, including Jordan, a Port Allen
Edmond Jordan and Vereta Lee make runoff election for House District 29 seat
The Advocate / Posted a month ago
and Brusly. The open seat drew five candidates, including Jordan, a Port Allen-based attorney, and Lee, a member of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board. The other candidates were Edwards’ former East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council... Read more
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The Advocate
Five Democrats qualify to fill Ronnie Edwards’ seat for Louisiana state representative electionmajority of the vote. All five of the candidates who qualified last week are D
Five Democrats qualify to fill Ronnie Edwards’ seat for Louisiana state representative election
The Advocate / Posted a month ago
majority of the vote. All five of the candidates who qualified last week are Democrats. They include lawyer Edmond Jordan, East Baton Rouge Parish School Board Member Vereta Lee, Edwards’ former legislative assistant Tyra Banks Sterling, lawyer... Read more
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The Advocate
Voters elect Carl Dunn as Baker’s new police chief; Dawn Collins elected to East Baton Rouge School Boardelected Carl Dunn as the new police chief in the city of Baker on Saturday, whi
Voters elect Carl Dunn as Baker’s new police chief; Dawn Collins elected to East Baton Rouge School Board
The Advocate / Posted a month ago
elected Carl Dunn as the new police chief in the city of Baker on Saturday, while also picking Dawn Collins as the next East Baton Rouge Parish School Board member representing District 4. The north Baton Rouge-based School Board seat was left... Read more
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The Advocate
East Baton Rouge School Board accepts 2 of 10 charter school applicationsThe East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Wednesday approved a charter school
East Baton Rouge School Board accepts 2 of 10 charter school applications
The Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Wednesday approved a charter school group from the Rio Grande Valley in Texas and a New Orleans-based group to open charter schools in the parish, while rejecting eight other groups. The IDEA charter... Read more
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