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  • Teachers line up for last minute job fair in Baton Rouge Play Video

    August 10, 2013 6:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - It was announced only a couple of days ago, but word of the job fair still spread. "I just graduated actually from Michigan, so I decided to come down here. I was physical education major and I graduated in may," says Taylor Turcott. Dozens of... more »
  • Slain Newtown educators to be honored with medals

    February 5, 2013 2:14 PM

    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 »
  • Another law suit against education reform laws

    June 21, 2012 12:19 PM

    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 »
  • Jindal calls for resignation of union leader

    February 3, 2012 3:24 AM

    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 »
  • LSU hits rock bottom in second budget exercise

    September 15, 2010 9:42 PM

    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 »
  • Feds giving state $147 million for education

    September 14, 2010 7:04 AM

    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 »

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