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  • LSU re-accredited by SACS

    December 10, 2014 10:05 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU's accreditation has been renewed for another decade. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools' Commission on Colleges announced Tuesday the final outcome of its two-year re-accreditation review, which is required every 10 years for schools to continue to award degrees. The review process included at least... more »
  • Accrediting group to investigate Louisiana College

    March 14, 2014 3:57 PM

    ALEXANDRIA - The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools plans to open an investigation into Louisiana College in Pineville. The Town Talk reports (http://townta.lk/1kRHV3x ) the probe follows allegations that officials at the private Baptist college submitted documents that contained forged signatures to the higher education accrediting agency as it... more »
  • Accreditation warning removed at Grambling State

    December 11, 2012 4:36 PM

    GRAMBLING - Grambling State University's accreditation warning has been lifted. The university announced Tuesday that it had received notification from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools that the six-month warning issued in June had been removed. The warning required the school to address issues related to financial aid and... more »
  • Accreditation complaint filed in LSU job merger

    December 6, 2012 2:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The president of LSU's Faculty Senate has filed a formal complaint with the university's accrediting agency about plans to reorganize university system leadership. Kevin Cope said Thursday that he lodged a list of criticisms with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools about an LSU Board of... more »
  • College accrediting body questions LSU job merger

    November 28, 2012 9:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The LSU governing board's decision to merge two of the system's top jobs has raised concerns from the Georgia-based organization that accredits Southern colleges, which is pressing for details about the changes. Leaders of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools questioned whether LSU officials are... more »
  • St. Helena schools earn accreditation status

    October 25, 2012 7:23 AM

    GREENSBURG - The St. Helena Parish School system has passed muster for accreditation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Cheryl Allread, lead evaluator for the SACS external review team, says St. Helena Central Elementary and High schools hit high marks for each of the five standards on... more »
  • St. Helena schools under review for accreditation

    October 22, 2012 10:07 AM

    GREENSBURG - An external review team for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools will be on campus at St. Helena Central Elementary and High schools this week. The team will interview administrators, observe teachers and speak with student and parent groups in a process school officials hope will... more »
  • New way for La. to approve public funding check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 12, 2012 10:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Top education leaders have developed a new plan to speed up the way Louisiana approves public funding for private schools. Private schools use public funding to cover the cost of textbooks, transportation and food. In order to be eligible for the funding, private schools must... more »
  • Grambling's accreditation extended, with warning

    June 28, 2012 7:38 AM

    GRAMBLING - Grambling State University's accreditation has been extended by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, but the regional accrediting agency placed the school on warning for six months. Debra A. Johnson, Grambling's director of alumni and public relations, says the warning involved two issues. The first... more »

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