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  • Cool Schools: North Corbin Elementary Play Video

    November 11, 2014 7:15 AM

    WALKER - Our Cool School this week is North Corbin Elementary in Walker, where the students really "dig" class. People always say that kids need to spend more time outdoors. That's why North Corbin began its new teaching garden. "33% of American children are overweight, and only one... more »
  • Cool Schools: West Feliciana High School Play Video

    October 28, 2014 7:03 AM

    ST. FRANCISVILLE - This week's Cool School is West Feliciana High School. They've teamed-up with LSU to tryout a teacher residency that allows future teachers to hone their skills in their own classroom. Kylie Dixon learned more about the program this week in her Cool Schools report. more »
  • SELU teams up with St. Charles Parish

    June 23, 2014 3:53 AM

    HAMMOND - Southeastern Louisiana University's department of teaching and learning has been awarded a $120,000 grant from the Louisiana Department of Education to partner with the St. Charles Parish public school system to redesign teacher preparation programs. The effort is intended to give teacher candidates more classroom time by matching... more »
  • $3M gift will aid New Orleans teaching ranks

    August 4, 2013 12:06 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Teach for America, which trains high-achieving college graduates to enter troubled public school classrooms, is getting a $3 million donation to add 510 teachers in the New Orleans area. The Advocate reports the money will help to more than double the group's presence in New Orleans and... more »
  • Future teachers not intimidated by challenges Play Video

    April 24, 2013 5:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Marvin Stephens is hoping to make a good first impression with recruiters. "I'm graduating on May 17 of next months and if figure it would be a good way to find a job when i graduate," he says. He's one of dozens of graduating education majors... more »
  • More teachers retiring after education reforms Play Video

    January 15, 2013 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE- More teachers are leaving the profession than ever before as the number of educators retiring increased more than 25 percent. Some think it's because of the governor's education reforms, which would evaluate teachers' effectiveness based on student performance. "Right now, what is perceived to be very... more »
  • LSU instructor wants to teach class for free

    November 3, 2010 10:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Earlier this year, Jean Rutherford, who's an instructor in the Russian department at LSU, found out the entire Russian program would be eliminated at the University. The news also meant many senior Russian minors may have to completely alter their degree plans. Rutherford, who would also be... more »
  • Planned teaching hospital could cost state big bucks

    May 12, 2010 10:35 AM

    A planned teaching hospital could cost the state more than $70 million through 2016, with figures eventually topping $100 million, according to a consulting study. The projected amounts are about a $33 million dollar annual increase to what the state already gives the interim LSU Public Hospital. However, the... more »

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