A radical system of teaching and testing called Common Core has been introduced into Louisiana's schools. I have been learning what it is and why it is surrounded by controversy.
Fort Polk has long offered education for Soldiers, spouses and Family members through colleges that are housed at the Education Center: Central Texas College, Northwestern State University, Upper Iowa University and Central Michigan University. Now,...
Continued efforts to try to keep Louisiana from using tests associated with the Common Core education standards are creating "a state of chaos" for public school teachers, Superintendent of Education John White said Thursday.
Potential violence in schools hit close to home in Sulphur Thursday, when a W.W. Lewis Middle School student was arrested by the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office after bring a handgun on campus.
Brinkley, who had served Maplewood School for the past five years as assistant principal, oversees the education of 730 students in the elementary school. There are approximately 1,200 children enrolled overall at Maplewood.
BESE is holding a special meeting Thursday to get a recommendation to state lawmakers in time to meet this week's deadline for submission.
McNeese State University continues its 75th anniversary celebration with two public events scheduled on Monday, Feb. 17.
The recent story about a Texas man who paid the negative lunch balances of 60 students at a Houston-area elementary school inspired a Sulphur area couple to do the same at W.W. Lewis Middle School. Last week, they handed the school a check for...
There is a growing number of Spanish-speaking students in Calcasieu Parish and in an effort to provide additional support for these children, the Calcasieu Parish School district will add two new English as a Second Language (ESL) program sites for...
At the 64th annual LASC Convention held at Grace King High School in Metairie from January 18-21, Sulphur High School junior Haley Campbell was chosen to serve as the BESE student representative.
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