Tuesday Apr 15
State education board backs Superintendent John White with positive evaluation
Louisiana's education superintendent gives his take on where the legislative debate over Common Core stands, and says Gov. Bobby Jindal hasn't left him out in the cold.
Strong thunderstorm affecting Baton Rouge area Tuesday afternoon
A strong thunderstorm is affecting the area marked in the map, according to a special weather statement from the National Weather Service.
Jindal should be clearer on Common Core
Gov. Bobby Jindal seems to be taking a step back from the Common Core State Standards, a cause he once vigorously espoused.
WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Southern hosting "Quality Education" symposium
Southern University along with the Southern University Law Center and others are hosting a symposium on "Quality Education as a Constitutional Right and the Role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities " on March 26 and March 27. The symposium will be held in A.A. Lenoir Hall and the Royal Cotillion ballroom in the Smith-Brown Memorial ... (more)
The Town Talk
Change to Louisiana school funding plan submitted without approval
MONROE -- Part of the public schools funding formula submitted to the Louisiana Legislature by the state Department of Education may not have been approved by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.