HARTFORD, Conn. - Presidential medals are being awarded posthumously to the six people who died protecting children at Sandy Hook Elementary School. A White House official says the four teachers and two administrators killed in the Dec. 14 school shooting in Newtown, Conn. will be among the recipients of the... more »
BATON ROUGE - Another law suit is about to be filed against Governor Jindal's education reform laws.
Leaders of the Louisiana Association of Educators will officially file suit, tomorrow, Friday 6/22, challenging the constitutionality.
The education reform bills were approved during 2012 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature.... more »
BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal has called on the executive director of the Louisiana Association of Educators to resign. At issue is a dispute between Jindal and the education union over the governor's bid to allow children in poor-performing schools to attend private schools with state tax dollars. Jindal... more »
Numbers are in for LSU's worst case budget cut scenario the state asked for. It's $62 million, which would lead to layoffs, degrees cut and lost students.
University leaders described the situation as heartbreaking. They said people's passion for LSU is what's so special about the university. It's also... more »
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan says Louisiana will get $147 million in federal funds to aid teachers and other educators. Duncan said Monday that the funds stem from a $26 billion federal bill that backers called a state stimulus measure. The legislation includes a $10 billion education fund to support... more »