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The Advocate
East Baton Rouge School Board to consider new tests for magnet school admissions and tougher admission requirements for Lee HighChildren in grades four to 11 will likely have to take a special standardized t
East Baton Rouge School Board to consider new tests for magnet school admissions and tougher admission requirements for Lee High
The Advocate / Posted 17 hours ago
Children in grades four to 11 will likely have to take a special standardized test this fall if they want to gain admittance to magnet schools in Baton Rouge. The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thursday voted 6-1 to recommend buying a new... Read more
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The Advocate
School system changes debated at East Baton Rouge School Board retreatBuying only air-conditioned buses in the future and closing the transfer point
School system changes debated at East Baton Rouge School Board retreat
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
Buying only air-conditioned buses in the future and closing the transfer point on North Sherwood Forest Road that’s been a trouble spot for years were hot topics at an all-day retreat Saturday held by the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board. Board... Read more
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The Advocate
School system changes debated at East Baton Rouge School Board retreatBuying only air conditioned buses in the future and closing the transfer point
School system changes debated at East Baton Rouge School Board retreat
The Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
Buying only air conditioned buses in the future and closing the transfer point on North Sherwood Forest Road that’s been a trouble spot for years were hot topics at an all-day retreat Saturday held by the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board. Board... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
East Baton Rouge Parish School Board holds retreatBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, whose nine me
East Baton Rouge Parish School Board holds retreat
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, whose nine members took office in January, is holding its first retreat. The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1KdIlih) Saturday's retreat also will be the board's first one with new... Read more
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The Advocate
School Board, Drake plan retreat to discuss progress in EBR system and plans for the futureThe East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, whose nine members took office in Jan
School Board, Drake plan retreat to discuss progress in EBR system and plans for the future
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, whose nine members took office in January, is holding its first retreat Saturday at the Louisiana Technology Park, 7117 Florida Blvd., from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The retreat also will be the board’s first... Read more
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The Advocate
What’s all the fuss about GPAs and extracurricular activity?The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board should vote to reduce the grade-point
What’s all the fuss about GPAs and extracurricular activity?
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board should vote to reduce the grade-point average required to participate in school sports from 2.0 to 1.5. By doing so, it presents an opportunity to reach students who are otherwise falling further behind and... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Baton Rouge school board agrees to lower GPA requirementBATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has voted unan
Baton Rouge school board agrees to lower GPA requirement
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 14 days ago
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has voted unanimously to lower the minimum grade-point average students need to participate in sports and other extracurricular activities from 2.0 to 1.5. The Advocate reports... Read more
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The Advocate
Baton Rouge, NCAA not on same page when it comes to GPAs, but who's correct?Seniors in high school who want to play sports at one of the country’s 350 Divi
Baton Rouge, NCAA not on same page when it comes to GPAs, but who's correct?
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
Seniors in high school who want to play sports at one of the country’s 350 Division I colleges next year will need better grades than ever, namely a minimum grade-point average of 2.3, equivalent to a high C. In Louisiana, those same students, with... Read more
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The Advocate
East Baton Rouge School Board agrees to lower GPA requirement for sports, extracurricular activities; vote Thursday a victory for new superintendentAs expected, the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thursday voted unanimo
East Baton Rouge School Board agrees to lower GPA requirement for sports, extracurricular activities; vote Thursday a victory for new superintendent
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
As expected, the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thursday voted unanimously to lower the minimum grade-point average students need to participate in sports and other extracurricular activities from 2.0 to 1.5. The change will immediately... Read more
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The Advocate
While NCAA is raising GPA requirements for incoming college athletes, East Baton Rouge is considering lowering its high school thresholdSeniors in high school who want to play sports at one of the country’s 350 Divi
While NCAA is raising GPA requirements for incoming college athletes, East Baton Rouge is considering lowering its high school threshold
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
Seniors in high school who want to play sports at one of the country’s 350 Division 1 colleges next year will need better grades than ever, namely a minimum grade-point average of 2.3, equivalent to a high C. In Louisiana, those same students, with... Read more
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The Advocate
Lowering the GPA for extracurricular activities could help in the long runReporters always will vie to see who can get the most outlandish quote in the p
Lowering the GPA for extracurricular activities could help in the long run
The Advocate / Posted 15 days ago
Reporters always will vie to see who can get the most outlandish quote in the paper, but it won’t be easy to match The Advocate’s Charles Lussier. It was Lussier’s good fortune to cover the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board debate on a proposal... Read more
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The Advocate
Planting the seeds of health Optometrist donates trees to Baton Rouge school, hoping to instill interest in fruits and vegetablesFour fruit trees planted on the edge of a school playground can teach children
Planting the seeds of health Optometrist donates trees to Baton Rouge school, hoping to instill interest in fruits and vegetables
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
Four fruit trees planted on the edge of a school playground can teach children lessons they’ll never get from a textbook. When Lafayette optometrist Dr. Thom Dinh donated the trees to the Baton Rouge Foreign Language Academic Immersion Magnet school... Read more
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The Advocate
At Warren Drake’s urging, East Baton Rouge school board recommends lower GPA to participate in sports, activitiesEast Baton Rouge Parish School Board members voted unanimously Thursday to reco
At Warren Drake’s urging, East Baton Rouge school board recommends lower GPA to participate in sports, activities
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
East Baton Rouge Parish School Board members voted unanimously Thursday to recommend lowering the minimum grade-point average needed to play sports or participate in extracurricular activities from 2.0 to 1.5. Several board members previously... Read more
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The Advocate
At Warren Drake’s urging, school board recommends lowering grade-point average to participate in sports, extracurricular activitiesEast Baton Rouge Parish School Board members voted unanimously Thursday to reco
At Warren Drake’s urging, school board recommends lowering grade-point average to participate in sports, extracurricular activities
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
East Baton Rouge Parish School Board members voted unanimously Thursday to recommend lowering the minimum grade-point average needed to play sports or participate in extracurricular activities from 2.0 to 1.5. Several board members previously... Read more
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The Advocate
At Warren Drake’s urging, school board recommends lowering grade-point average to participate in sports, extracurricular activitiesEast Baton Rouge Parish School Board members voted unanimously Thursday to reco
At Warren Drake’s urging, school board recommends lowering grade-point average to participate in sports, extracurricular activities
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
East Baton Rouge Parish School Board members voted unanimously Thursday to recommend lowering the minimum grade-point average needed to play sports or participate in extracurricular activities from 2.0 to 1.5. Several board members previously... Read more
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The Advocate
Rep. Alfred Williams, who represented Baton Rouge since 2011, dies Tuesday at 64: 'He always worked for the people'State Rep. Alfred C. Williams died Tuesday. He was 64. A Democrat who represen
Rep. Alfred Williams, who represented Baton Rouge since 2011, dies Tuesday at 64: 'He always worked for the people'
The Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
State Rep. Alfred C. Williams died Tuesday. He was 64. A Democrat who represented Baton Rouge, Williams served in the House since 2011. He also had served on the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board. “He will be missed and at this time we are... Read more
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The Advocate
Rep. Alfred Williams dies Tuesday at 64State Rep. Alfred C. Williams died Tuesday. He was 64. A Democrat who represen
Rep. Alfred Williams dies Tuesday at 64
The Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
State Rep. Alfred C. Williams died Tuesday. He was 64. A Democrat who represented Baton Rouge, Williams served in the House since 2011. He also had served on the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board. “He will be missed and at this time we are... Read more
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The Advocate
Rep. Alfred Williams dies Tuesday at 64State Rep. Alfred C. Williams Tuesday. He was 64. Williams, a Democrat who rep
Rep. Alfred Williams dies Tuesday at 64
The Advocate / Posted 30 days ago
State Rep. Alfred C. Williams Tuesday. He was 64. Williams, a Democrat who represented Baton Rouge, served in the House since 2011. He also had served on the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board. “He will be missed and at this time we are lifting... Read more
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