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  • School officials to break ground on new Broadmoor Elementary School

    June 19, 2017 5:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Broadmoor Elementary School on Tuesday, June 20. The school will be open for students in the fall of 2018. Currently, Broadmoor Elementary is being housed at the Valley Park... more »
  • Louisiana lawmakers back $3.7B financing formula for schools

    June 5, 2017 2:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana lawmakers have adopted their first new financing formula for the state's public elementary and secondary schools since 2014. The $3.7 billion formula, given final passage Monday with a 35-1 Senate vote, will pay for more than 700,000 students in the 2017-18 school year. The... more »
  • Aide says San Bernardino shooter was 'out for blood'

    April 13, 2017 11:45 AM

    SAN BERNARDINO - A classroom aide who was just feet away during the fatal shootings of a teacher and a student at a San Bernardino elementary school says she believes the gunman was "out for blood." Jennifer Downing says she thinks Cedric Anderson would have killed others if he hadn't... more »
  • San Bernardino school closed following shooting

    April 11, 2017 12:03 PM

    SAN BERNARDINO - An elementary school in San Bernardino that was the scene of a murder-suicide is closed for the time being. School district officials say classes at North Park Elementary are canceled for at least Tuesday and Wednesday. Counselors are being made available at a nearby middle school for... more »
  • Police: 2 adults dead, 2 students hurt in San Bernardino school shooting Play Video

    April 10, 2017 2:06 PM

    SAN BERNARDINO - The San Bernardino police chief says two adults are dead after a shooting at an elementary school. San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan says on Twitter that investigators believe "the suspect is down." He says there is no further threat to the school. Burguan says the shooting... more »
  • UL Lafayette wants new degree for French immersion teachers

    February 23, 2017 7:43 AM

    LAFAYETTE - The University of Louisiana at Lafayette hopes to start a summer program for people who want to teach elementary French immersion classes. It would grant a master's degree in elementary education with a concentration in elementary French immersion. The Advertiser reports that the proposal goes before a university... more »
  • Temporary campus for Denham Springs Elementary to open on Feb. 6

    February 2, 2017 12:15 PM

    LIVINGSTON – Livingston school officials, teachers, staff and volunteers are working to ready the new temporary campus for Denham Springs Elementary to welcome students on Monday, Feb. 6. The new temporary campus is located next to the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church on Hatchell Lane. It will serve as the... more »
  • 6 officers violated policy following elementary students' arrests

    December 20, 2016 11:56 AM

    MURFREESBORO - An internal police investigation has found that six of the 10 officers involved in arresting elementary students at a school in Tennessee the violated their department's policies. Murfreesboro police arrested four children at Hobgood Elementary School and took them away - two in handcuffs - to a juvenile... more »
  • Three arrested in double-shooting on Valverda Road Play Video

    November 10, 2016 12:38 PM

    MARINGOUIN - Three men have been arrested after a double-shooting that took place Thursday on Valverda Road near Fontaine Road that caused an elementary school to be placed on lockdown. On Friday, the Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff's Office reported the arrest of 20-year-old Anthony D. Smith, 21-year-old Julian J. Thomas... more »
  • Central schools head back to class Tuesday

    September 5, 2016 10:03 PM

    CENTRAL - Students head back to class tomorrow in Central and East Baton Rouge Parish, but for some things will be different. A number of schools flooded leaving school districts to move students to alternate locations. Parents of Tanglewood Elementary schools students, along with their children toured Central Middle... more »
  • Parents take issue with school text message; call it offensive Play Video

    February 25, 2016 10:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Parents and guardians of Redemptorist Elementary students say a text message sent Wednesday by the school's principal is offensive and inappropriate. The text message, intended for all parents of students in K-7th grade said, "I understand that the boys want to follow the latest fashion trend,... more »
  • Bakerfield elementary school on 'fire watch' Play Video

    December 9, 2015 6:14 PM

    BAKER - Administrators who are over the 175 students at Bakerfield Elementary School are all on alert. The school is under a fire watch because the fire alarm system is broken. The discovery was first made in August, during a routine fire drill. Every since then, the two... more »
  • Power outage to end charter school classes early

    November 5, 2015 1:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Administrators at a Baton Rouge charter school said a power outage forced them to end classes early and call parents to pick up their children Thursday. Director Diana Haynes of JK Haynes Elementary said the outage was expected to last through the rest of the school... more »
  • Hometown honors teacher killed at Sandy Hook

    August 29, 2015 12:08 PM

    STRATFORD, Conn. - A teacher who died trying to protect her students during the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown has had a new school named after her. The Victoria Soto School was dedicated Friday in her hometown of Stratford. The 27-year-old Soto was among six staff members... more »
  • New charter school in Baker Play Video

    July 30, 2015 10:45 AM

    BAKER- Some students in Baker are getting ready to start classes at a brand new school. Impact Charter Elementary is the first charter school to be authorized specifically for the city. The new facility is over 37,000 square feet and offers cutting edge technology for student learning. The... more »
  • Iberville school board denies request for charter school

    July 14, 2015 11:13 AM

    ST. GABRIEL - After the Iberville Parish School Board denied its application to open a charter school, the group of North Iberville parents and community leaders pushing for the school will now have to appeal to the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. The Advocate reports the board's unanimous... more »
  • Cool Schools: Cedarcrest-Southmoor Elementary Play Video

    March 31, 2015 8:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE- At Cedarcrest-Southmoor elementary school students are able to dance, sing, and learn...all at the same time! "Go Noodle" is a program that's offered to schools in East Baton Rouge parish for free by Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital. "It's something they look forward to,"... more »
  • BRPD: Shooting victim ran to school for help

    March 24, 2015 8:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said the victim of a shooting in Baton Rouge Tuesday morning ran to a nearby elementary school for help, which prompted a lockdown at the school. Cpl. Don Coppola said then 18-year-old male victim said he was walking to a restaurant to get breakfast when... more »
  • Cool Schools: Runnels Elementary Play Video

    January 28, 2015 6:39 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Great Kindness Challenge is how Runnels Elementary School in Baton Rouge is devoting an entire week to doing as many acts of kindness as possible. That's why they're this week's Cool School. "All students will be learning and practicing ways to be kind," Librarian Joni... more »
  • Cool Schools: Elementary Review Play Video

    December 23, 2014 7:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Throughout the fall, we've been showing you some of the most unique students, teachers and classes every week in 2une In's Cool Schools segment. While the kids are on winter break, we decided to take a look back at some of our favorite stories. This week,... more »
  • School fire drill uses training smoke Play Video

    October 10, 2014 6:31 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - An unusual fire drill at the Prairieville elementary gave kids and firefighters a taste of what a real fire would look and feel like. The Prairieville fire department held a 30 minute drill at Prairieville elementary using a non-toxic smoke. Fire officials said the smoke is used... more »
  • Walker school expands with new classrooms Play Video

    August 4, 2014 2:23 PM

    WALKER - An elementary school in Walker expanded over the summer with expectations of even more students attending the school in years to come. South Fork Elementary School opened four years ago with nearly 300 students. Now the school has grown to more than 425 students, which filled classrooms,... more »

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