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Updated Oct 9, 2015 at 7:47 AM

A Pew Research Center report indicated U.S. immigrants are more likely to have a college degree but less likely to have a high school diploma than American citizens, making them a "bifurcated" group, according to Slate.

Updated Oct 1, 2015 at 10:14 AM

Low pay isn't the only aspect that makes experienced and new teachers alike question if they can stay in education.

Updated Sep 29, 2015 at 7:49 AM

Cameron Parish School Board members and other officials attended the grand opening of the new Johnson Bayou High School September 17. And it was a seemingly never-ending battle to get to that event. In September of 2005, Hurricane Rita completely...

Updated Sep 20, 2015 at 7:57 AM

The Calcasieu Parish School Board (CPSB) and administration is crafting a long-range plan for the system in a series of meetings, the first of which was held at the SEED Center in Lake Charles on Thursday, September 17.

Posted Sep 12, 2015 at 5:30 PM

At the Tuesday, September 8 meeting of the Calcasieu Parish School Board, Sulphur High School Principal Robert Barrentine recognized Sulphur High School students Brooke Duzan and Brooke Tyree for winning the 5A State Golf Championship last school...

Updated Sep 12, 2015 at 1:06 PM

For the fifth consecutive year, McNeese State University has received national recognition as one of the best regional universities and one of the top public universities by U.S. News and World Report, widely considered to be the foremost authority...

Posted Sep 11, 2015 at 10:00 AM

LAKE CHARLES — The Calcasieu Parish School Board (CPSB) will soon accept delivery of 20 regular route diesel buses to add to the district's fleet.

Posted Aug 23, 2015 at 4:30 PM

Across the nation, the teaching profession has seen a decline in the number of those wanting to join their ranks. Locally, the Calcasieu Parish School Board is hoping to stem that tide and “grow their own” with the implementation of a...

Posted Aug 22, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Thousands of McNeese State University students are heading back to campus for the fall semester that begins Aug. 24. Several activities are scheduled during Howdy Rowdy Welcome Week — set for Aug. 24-28 — to welcome back both new and...

Updated Aug 21, 2015 at 1:08 PM

Throughout the summer, children are fed breakfast and lunch at school sites throughout the parish and participate in activities between meals. They also received food packages to bring home on the weekend.

Updated Aug 20, 2015 at 9:17 AM

In a call to preview the committee meeting, Sanford refused to comment on how well she thinks Common Core is — or isn't — working in the public school classrooms in her school district.

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