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  • Istrouma High renovation costs more than anticipated Play Video

    February 10, 2016 11:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - At a community event Wednesday night, the East Baton Rouge Parish School System discussed a rough plan to get students back in classrooms at Istrouma High. Superintendent Warren Drake said the price to make all the renovations necessary is between $17 and $20 million. The district... more »
  • The Pledge of Allegiance: Most Blessed Sacrament Play Video

    February 1, 2016 10:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Today's Pledge of Allegiance comes from the Kindergarten class at Most Blessed Sacrament. Be sure to watch The Daily Pledge every weekday on 2une In at 5:58 a.m. to see if your child's school is featured! more »
  • Ascension School superintendent leaving to take national position

    January 27, 2016 1:29 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Superintedent Patrice Pujol is leaving the Ascension Parish School District this spring after working for the system for more than three decades, according to a spokesperson for the school. Jackie Tisdale said Pujol has accepted a position as President of the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching,... more »
  • Reopening of Istrouma High School could be delayed

    January 25, 2016 7:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - There could be a delay in the reopening of Istrouma High School after the school board encountered a snag trying to regain control of the school from the state and the Recovery School District. School board members are hoping to open the north Baton Rouge school in... more »
  • Bipartisan bill revises healthier meal standards in schools

    January 18, 2016 3:27 PM

    WASHINGTON - A bipartisan Senate bill released Monday would revise healthier meal standards put into place over the last few years to give schools more flexibility in what they serve. School nutrition directors and first lady Michelle Obama could be headed for a truce on healthier meal standards for the... more »
  • Man accused of selling synthetic THC for vaping Play Video

    January 12, 2016 11:24 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police arrested a Denham Springs gas station owner after narcotics detectives said they seized hundreds of bottles of vaporizer liquid which had synthetic THC in it which were being sold at the station. Police charged Essam Farhat on Dec. 7 with one count of distributing drugs,... more »
  • Amite Warriors watch fellow alum become governor Play Video

    January 11, 2016 6:16 PM

    AMITE CITY - Juniors at Amite High School watched fellow Amite Warrior, John Bel Edwards, take his oath as Louisiana's new governor today. "(It) gives me a lot of inspiration to think that someone who's the governor of Louisiana, came from the small town of Amite," said Kristen Good,... more »
  • Heat goes out at Baker High School

    January 11, 2016 1:33 PM

    BAKER - Administrators at Baker High School said classes are continuing even though their heaters aren't working. The school reported the problem midday Monday after a night of freezing temperatures, and said they're not sure what caused it. Superintendent Herman Brister said crews should fix the heaters by... more »
  • Photo released of bank robbery suspect

    January 11, 2016 12:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released a photo of the man who detectives said robbed a Baton Rouge bank Monday and left behind a suspicious device. Baton Rouge Police said the man went into the Chase Bank at 3012 Government Street around 9:40 a.m. and went to a teller's window,... more »
  • Plans for Cortana anchor stores could include education, office space

    January 8, 2016 3:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The owners of Cortana Mall say they were "taken aback" by Macy's recent announcement to close the Cortana location, but say it will only give them a "greater opportunity to explore some larger concepts for the shopping center." Cortana Mall, located at the corner of Florida... more »
  • Students evacuated after gas line ruptures at school

    December 22, 2015 3:55 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - School administrators said a gas line break at Oak Grove Primary in Prairieville forced them to shelter students for a time until they could evacuate them from the campus. The school said the break in the gas line happened during construction on the campus Tuesday afternoon. Nobody... more »
  • Parents get report cards, not for students, but for schools

    December 17, 2015 2:41 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - It's report card time in Louisiana - not for students, but for public schools and school districts. Louisiana's education department on Thursday posted report cards that include letter grades. State Education Superintendent John White said the report cards are a tool for parents, allowing them to see... more »
  • New York dismisses threat that closed Los Angeles schools

    December 15, 2015 1:41 PM

    NEW YORK - Officials in New York say Los Angeles school officials overreacted today when they shut down every school in the nation's second-largest school district because of an emailed threat. The threat, sent to a school board member, raised fears of another attack like the deadly shooting in nearby... more »
  • WBRZ hosts Pat's Coats for Kids distribution day Play Video

    December 11, 2015 10:07 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Friday is distribution day for this year's Pat's Coats for Kids. This year's coat drive helped bring in thousands of jackets for children in Baton Rouge as we get into the coldest part of the year. Pat's Coats for Kids is an annual event that helps keep the... more »
  • Albany could get new school and upgrades Play Video

    December 10, 2015 6:04 PM

    ALBANY - The Livingston Parish School Board plans to ask Albany voters to approve a bond to pay for a new school and several upgrades across the area. The school board will call an election in April for the $13.5 million bond that would build a new $7 million elementary... more »
  • School, community mourn death of 14-year-old student Play Video

    December 10, 2015 1:29 PM

    GEISMAR - Flags at Dutchtown High School were lowered to half-staff the day after State Police said a 14-year-old student was hit by a pickup and died while riding his bike. Authorities said Brennan Rube was riding his bike south on LA 73 around 6 p.m. Wednesday when a... 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 »
  • Police: Boy arrested after shooting students with pellet gun

    December 2, 2015 11:02 AM

    KENNER - Kenner police arrested a 14-year-old boy after they say he shot two students with an Airsoft pellet gun. Lt. Brian McGregor said in a news release the teen shot two 12-year-old students Monday at Roosevelt Middle School in Kenner. McGregor says one girl was hit in the leg... more »
  • Stolen credit cards used at multiple stores in Glen Oaks area

    November 30, 2015 2:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff’s deputies are looking to identify a man and a woman seen using a credit card that was stolen from a Baton Rouge area school last month. Reports indicate the victim told detectives that her purse was stolen on Oct. 21, and both of her credit/debit... more »
  • Kids have bumps, bruises after school bus wreck

    November 20, 2015 6:10 PM

    PORT VINCENT - State Police are investigating a wreck near Port Vincent involving a loaded school bus and a pickup truck Friday afternoon. State Police said the accident happened on LA 42 north of LA 16 in Livingston Parish. Police said the pickup truck tried to pass and struck... more »
  • School no longer on lockdown after reports of nearby bank robbery Play Video

    November 17, 2015 12:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Administrators said a private school was locked down Tuesday morning after law enforcement responded to reports of an armed robbery at a Baton Rouge bank. Sheriff's deputies said a bank robbery was reported just before 11 a.m. at the Capitol One Bank on Bluebonnet across from... more »
  • Police say armed teen forced mom to drive him to school Play Video

    November 13, 2015 5:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said they arrested a teen whose mother told officers he got a gun and forced her to drive him to a Baton Rouge high school Friday afternoon. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said 18-year-old Jarreau Simmons was taken into custody at Scotlandville High, and officers later found... more »
  • EBR schools plan for peak of flu season Play Video

    November 12, 2015 6:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE - With flu season getting started in October, the East Baton Rouge Parish School System is trying to get a grip on it before it peaks. Thursday, nurses were at Claiborne Elementary School to give vaccinations to 142 students. Consent forms were sent to the parents of all... more »
  • Truancy center cracking down on parents Play Video

    November 10, 2015 4:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 42-year-old mother was arrested in Baton Rouge for failing to send her son to school. It's one example of the many cases handled by the Family and Youth Service Center in Baton Rouge. Stephanie Hicks with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says Tanya Green has... more »
  • More than 1,100 places deemed 'WellSpots' in Louisiana

    November 6, 2015 10:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Louisiana has given more than 1,100 small businesses, schools and higher education institutions a special designation designed to show they're making healthy choices. The state health department announced this week that a little more than a year after launching the initiative, 1,166 places have been named "WellSpots" across... more »
  • Springfield could get new high school campus Play Video

    November 5, 2015 4:56 PM

    SPRINGFIELD - The town of Springfield in Livingston Parish will get a new high school campus if voters in the area approve a $14 million bond issue. The Livingston Parish School Board will announce plans to call an election in April Thursday night. Most buildings on the current Springfield High... 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 »
  • Applicants solicited for open school board seat Play Video

    November 2, 2015 6:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board will appoint someone to serve as an interim board member until there is an election early next year. The board made discussed the procedure at its meeting Monday night since Tarvald Smith resigned. Smith was elected to serve as... more »
  • Livingston Parish school site getting second chance at life Play Video

    October 28, 2015 5:42 PM

    WATSON - Construction has started in Livingston Parish to renovate the old Live Oak High School campus to create a new school in the Watson area. The new Live Oak Junior High will take over the old, run down high school location in the Live Oak community. Contractors are working... more »
  • Sheriff fires school officer after class arrest Play Video

    October 28, 2015 12:18 PM

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - A South Carolina sheriff says he has fired a school officer after video showed him flipping a teen backward out of her desk and tossing her across a classroom. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said Wednesday that Senior Deputy Ben Fields has been fired. He had... more »
  • 'Nation's Report Card' a mixed bag for Louisiana

    October 28, 2015 7:21 AM

    NEW ORLEANS- Results from exams given to a cross section of fourth-and eighth-graders nationally showed Louisiana lagging the nation in terms of proficiency in subject matter - with improvements in some areas and declines in others. The Nation's Report Card figures released Wednesday show that, while Louisiana fourth-graders' performance improved,... more »
  • 14-year-old to face terrorizing charges for Hammond school threat Play Video

    October 27, 2015 9:49 AM

    HAMMOND - Authorities said Tuesday that a 14-year-old in Hammond will face terrorizing charges for a threatening social media post. Hammond Police Chief Roddy Devall and Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards said they believe the boy made the post as a prank, but will have to face the consequences... more »
  • School bus crunches car near Glen Oaks HS

    October 23, 2015 4:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities said nobody was hurt after a car collided with a school bus in East Baton Rouge Parish Friday afternoon. The collision happened around 3 p.m. near Glen Oaks High School, at the intersection of Oak Side Drive and Glen Oaks Drive. Authorities said students... more »
  • Loaded gun found in 4-year-old's bookbag

    October 23, 2015 2:30 PM

    AMITE - Police said a 4-year-old boy brought a loaded handgun to school in Amite Friday, and both his parents were arrested as a result. Amite City Police Chief Jerry Trabona said nobody was hurt or threatened by the gun, which was taken by a teacher. According to... more »
  • Authorities: 1 killed, 2 wounded in Tennessee State shooting

    October 23, 2015 5:02 AM

    NASHVILLE, TN.- Authorities say one person was killed and two others hospitalized in a shooting at Tennessee State University in Nashville. According to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department's verified Twitter account, the fatal shooting Thursday night was apparently prompted by a dispute over a dice game in an outdoor courtyard.... more »
  • Judge grants injunction for teen to attend Central

    October 9, 2015 4:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge granted a temporary injunction Friday ordering Central Schools to allow a young girl to attend classes while a lawsuit over her residency status continues through the court system. Billy and Tonya Burkette sued the school district after administrators said their 14-year-old daughter had to... more »
  • 1 dead, 3 wounded in university shooting in Ariz.

    October 9, 2015 7:26 AM

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.- Officials say one person is dead and three others are wounded following an early morning shooting at Northern Arizona University. Police say the shooting began as a fight between two groups. University police chief JT Fowler identified the suspect as 18-year-old Steven Jones. He is believed to be... more »
  • Students learn about digital and broadcast media

    October 2, 2015 11:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Students at Galvez Middle School learned from WBRZ chief investigator Chris Nakamoto and sports anchor Chris Price about how the news industry works Friday morning. Nakamoto and Price told the students about what it's like gathering news, filming and editing stories, and putting them online as... more »
  • Harmless snake causes stir at high school volleyball game Play Video

    September 21, 2015 10:29 PM

    GONZALES – Sheriff's deputies called for assistance from the Galvez Lake Fire Department in dealing with a snake that was stuck in the rafters of a high school gym. Parents posted pictures and videos to social media accounts of the snake situation at Ascension Christian High School. The parents... more »
  • Police reviewing response to Muslim boy with clock at school

    September 18, 2015 6:01 PM

    DALLAS - Police in suburban Dallas are reviewing how officers responded to a 14-year-old Muslim boy who brought a homemade clock to school that was mistaken for a possible bomb. Irving Police Chief Larry Boyd said Friday that officers were justified Monday in questioning and handcuffing Ahmed Mohamed at MacArthur... more »
  • White House says Texas teen 'failed' by teachers

    September 16, 2015 3:59 PM

    IRVING, Texas - The White House says a 14-year-old Muslim boy was "failed" by his Texas teachers who thought a clock made by the teen was possibly a bomb. White House press secretary Josh Earnest called the episode involving Ahmed Mohamed a "teachable moment." Earnest's comments followed a... more »
  • Police: DSU shooting suspect is dead

    September 14, 2015 12:05 PM

    CLEVELAND, Miss. - The suspect in two shooting deaths in Mississippi was returning from Arkansas when a license plate reader scanned his plates on a bridge over the Mississippi River. Police began tailed Shannon Lamb's car, but did not try to pull him over. The suspect eventually pulled the... more »
  • School briefly placed on lockdown due to suspicious person

    September 8, 2015 2:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A school was put on lockdown while authorities dealt with a suspicious person near campus around lunchtime Tuesday. Cedarcrest-Southmoor was briefly placed into a heightened security operation but has subsequently returned to normal operations. Dismissal will take place as usual. Authorities responded to the I-12/Airline... more »
  • Teen accused of raping girl at school

    September 4, 2015 12:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies charged a 17-year-old with raping a girl while in a school locker room this summer. Deputies arrested Myron Turner Jr. on Thursday for charges of second degree rape. Investigators said the victim told them Turner forced himself on her while in the locker room... more »
  • Superintendent wants to replace Napoleonville Primary Gym Play Video

    August 31, 2015 10:29 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - A smaller building could replace Napoleonville Primary's demolished gymnasium, Assumption Parish Superintendent Earl Martinez said Monday. Students have had their physical education classes in regular classrooms since the gym was condemned in 2013 because of termite damage . A wire mesh fence separates the school grounds from... more »
  • Cooking In Central 2015 Play Video

    August 31, 2015 9:12 AM

    CENTRAL- Cooking In Central is a giant tailgate that combines a passion for education with people's love for LSU football. The event helps raise money for the Central Community School System. In 2008 organizers decided to put the Cooking In Central proceeds toward schools in the city. Over the... more »
  • West Monroe High bans Confederate flag

    August 29, 2015 5:14 PM

    WEST MONROE, La. - A high school in Louisiana is restricting Confederate battle flags that have been displayed for decades at athletic events. West Monroe High School, where teams are called the rebels, has banned students from flying the flag from their vehicles on campus. Principal Shelby Ainsworth says clothing... 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 »
  • School roof repair finished under the wire Play Video

    August 24, 2015 5:35 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The Livingston Parish School System used a loophole to get emergency repairs done to fix a roof on the cafeteria at Gray's Creek Elementary School. The school board suspended the public bid law to get $200,000 worth of repairs done before school started. Every summer the... more »
  • LSU classes begin Monday Play Video

    August 24, 2015 9:56 AM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU faculty, staff and students are heading back to class Monday morning. University president, Dr. F. King Alexander stopped by 2une In this morning to tell News 2's John Pastorek about his expectations for the upcoming year. Students moved onto campus last week and have spent the last... more »
  • Former President still teaching Sunday School during cancer treatments

    August 23, 2015 11:24 AM

    PLAINS, Ga. - A bigger-than-usual crowd is gathering at a church in Plains, Georgia, where former President Jimmy Carter is scheduled to teach a Sunday School class. It is the first class Carter has taught at the Maranatha Baptist Church since Carter disclosed details of his cancer diagnosis and treatment... more »
  • Arrest made after school mojo overdoses

    August 21, 2015 3:55 PM

    COVINGTON - Police said Friday they've arrested a high school student in connection with three students overdosing on "mojo," or synthetic marijuana, at Covington High School. Police said 18-year-old Caleb Badeaux supplied the drug, which is smoked to simulate the effects of marijuana, to the juvenile students. A... more »
  • Baton Rouge school board agrees to lower sports GPA requirement

    August 21, 2015 8:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE- 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 change immediately will allow hundreds of previously excluded teenagers the chance to take part in an array... more »
  • Police investigate three mojo overdoses at high school

    August 20, 2015 4:35 PM

    COVINGTON – Covington Police said they are investigating possible drug overdoses by three students at Covington High School Thursday afternoon. According to WWL's Ashley Rodrigue the Covington Fire Department was called to Covington High School after lunch over a report of an unresponsive student. When firefighters arrived on... more »
  • Tangipahoa officials planning student assignment plan

    August 19, 2015 8:15 AM

    AMITE- Tangipahoa Parish school officials have begun the detailed planning necessary to implement a new student assignment plan starting next year. The plan, which takes a school-choice approach to integrating the parish's schools, received approval in June from the federal judge overseeing the parish's desegregation case. Maureen Terese, the district's... more »
  • Donaldsonville Primary to keep location after vote

    August 18, 2015 7:55 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - A 5-5 tie vote Tuesday night by Ascension Parish School Board members means Donaldsonville Primary will stay open at its current location rather than move further away from a nearby industrial site. The board voted for a second time on a proposal to relocate the school to... more »
  • Bus slides off the road while taking kids home Play Video

    August 18, 2015 4:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Drivers blame a U-turn not wide enough for large vehicles for forcing a school bus off the road while taking kids home in East Baton Rouge Parish Tuesday. Witnesses said the bus went off into a ditch at Wisteria Lakes Drive and Sullivan Road. Social media... more »
  • Chemical spill at school not serious, authorities report

    August 18, 2015 4:21 PM

    GONZALES - A fury of activity surrounded a high school here Tuesday afternoon after a shelving mishap. Numerous first responders responded to Ascension Christian for a possible hazardous materials situation. Dispatchers alerted an ambulance, firefighters and sheriff's deputies that a shelf collapsed spilling chemicals on a teacher. There... more »
  • McKinley student accused of carrying gun in backpack

    August 18, 2015 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A McKinley High School junior accused of bringing a gun to school was arrested Tuesday after a gun was found in a backpack. Members of the School Drug Task Force booked Owen Salgado Galo, 17, into the Parish Prison for illegal carrying of a weapon on... more »
  • CATS prepares to improve operations, polish its image

    August 17, 2015 7:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Capital Area Transit System is preparing to spend some serious money to improve its operations - and its image. The board will be asked to approve purchasing eight new buses at a cost of $450,000 each to replace vehicles in its aging fleet. The agency also is... more »
  • Rape case sheds light on elite prep school's sore side

    August 16, 2015 11:48 AM

    CONCORD, N.H. - A New Hampshire prep school that boasts a glittering roster of alumni - including the current secretary of state - is expected to be cast in a harsh light during the upcoming trial of a recent graduate on charges of raping a 15-year-old at the school. Nineteen-year-old... more »
  • Teen arrested at Broadmoor HS, accused of threats

    August 14, 2015 6:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a 16-year-old student at Broadmoor High School Friday morning and accused him of making threats against the school. An East Baton Rouge Parish Schools spokesperson said the teen threatened his teacher and made terrorizing threats against the school, which is when sheriff's deputies... more »
  • School out for 2-3 weeks after East St. John fire

    August 14, 2015 7:32 AM

    LAPLACE - School officials said some students will be out of class for up to three weeks after a fire at the East St. John the Baptist Parish Elementary School campus. Jennifer Boquet, a spokesperson for the parish school system, said students from East St. John have to be... more »
  • Roundabout open for Central's first day of school Play Video

    August 13, 2015 9:45 AM

    CENTRAL- Construction crews worked through the night to complete a roundabout before the first day of school in Central. The new traffic circle replaced the intersection at Joor Road and Gurney Road. The new traffic pattern wasn't expected to be finished in time for the first day of... more »
  • Volunteers hand out water to school kids during heat

    August 12, 2015 7:46 PM

    BAKER - Beating the heat in Baker meant passing out bottles of water to kids coming home from school. It's part of an initiative called "Stay Hydrated in Baker." Jerri Williams is one of several volunteers giving out the water. Her group is worried children won't heed warnings... more »
  • Work crews ahead of schedule on Southern bridge Play Video

    August 12, 2015 5:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University is getting ready for the fall semester, steadily working to complete a bridge that's been out for nearly a year. The bridge collapsed last year after it was discovered that the piping was old and water had washed away dirt from the foundation. "There... more »
  • Increase to child care assistance program gets BESE support

    August 12, 2015 5:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Louisiana's state school board has given initial backing to a proposal boosting day care assistance to low-income families. A plan that won preliminary support Tuesday from the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education will increase subsidies available to parents, using $10 million in available federal funding. When the... more »
  • Iberville school board approves school choice policy

    August 11, 2015 8:16 AM

    PLAQUEMINE- The Iberville Parish School Board has approved the district's school choice policy, which sets the standards by which students enrolled in Iberville schools with poor academic performance can transfer to better schools within the parish. The board's 8-1 vote Monday night comes a year after Legislature mandated local districts... more »
  • McKinley loses AC, football field scorched Play Video

    August 10, 2015 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Heat caused problems for students at McKinley High School Monday when an air conditioning motor went out. In a separate incident, grass caught fire inside the school's football stadium. "That was quite interesting. Apparently something happened from the apartment complex behind the school," said McKinley High Principal... more »
  • Land donated to use for new school in Denham Springs

    August 6, 2015 11:23 PM

    LIVINGSTON - The parish school board accepted a donation of 16-acres of land to be used as a future elementary or middle school campus at its meeting Thursday night. The property was donated by Lee Foster, a district spokesperson said in a news release. The property is in the... more »
  • Teachers ready to start school Friday in Livingston Parish Play Video

    August 6, 2015 6:06 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Teachers at Denham Springs Junior High in Livingston Parish spent Thursday getting ready for the first day of the new school year. After prepping classrooms throughout the summer, English teacher Tammy McAnally says teachers can't wait for students to come back Friday. "Oh it's so exciting," she... more »
  • E. Feliciana tax renewal to be on upcoming ballot Play Video

    August 6, 2015 5:59 PM

    CLINTON - This week the East Feliciana Parish School Board voted to put three tax renewals on the ballot. The taxes up for renewal are a 17 mill property tax and two 1 cent sales taxes. Most of the money gotten from the taxes will go toward salaries and... more »
  • First day of classes for some students Play Video

    August 6, 2015 9:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Some kids in Baton Rouge are heading back to class today. School officially starts on Thursday for students in East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana and Tangipahoa Parish. Last month, parents in Tangipahoa Parish asked the school board to postpone the first day of classes because of... more »
  • Often problematic transfer site will have large security force this school year

    August 5, 2015 10:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - School leaders here hope to combat any problems at an often problematic bus stop before they begin by posting numerous security officers there as school starts Thursday. Parents have complained about issues at the transfer site, at Choctaw and North Sherwood Forest, for years. The East... more »

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