Louisiana has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help feed as many as 611,430 students during the coronavirus pandemic, Governor John Bel Edwards announced today (Friday, May 15).
Livingston Parish Public Schools announced Friday, May 15 that the district will offer its students a virtual summer enrichment program to better prepare them for the next level of instruction they will receive in the upcoming school year.
As the State prepares to enter Phase One on the Roadmap to a Resilient Louisiana, the Department of Education and the Department of Health have outlined the next steps for the safe operation of childcare centers, as well as summer camps, summer school, and summer extracurricular activities.
Southeastern Louisiana University announced Monday, May 11 that it will be waiving all student-assessed fees and non-resident fees for this year’s summer semester in an effort to provide wider access to classes.
LSU Interim President Tom Galligan said in an email to faculty and staff Thursday, April 28 the university will begin its first phase of moving operations back to campus May 18, barring any setbacks or extension of Governor John Bel Edwards’ stay-at-home order.
Dr. Willie E. Smith was selected as the chancellor of Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC) by the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) Board of Supervisors during a special called meeting of the executive committee on Wednesday, May 6.
Walking across the stage to get a high school diploma is a moment many folks take for granted but for the 147 seniors at Belaire Magnet High School, it is a moment that may not come due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
With school closures across the state due to the coronavirus pandemic and students having to work from home,the Walls Project with the help of Cox Communications and ExxonMobil in Baton Rouge were able to distribute $30,000 in laptops to children from the East Baton Rouge Parish School System in nee
On Friday, May 1 the Louisiana Department of Education will distribute nearly $260 million in federal relief funding to school systems statewide to support their efforts to recover from school closures amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Livingston Parish School Superintendent Joe Murphy announced today (Wednesday, April 29) that he will have all 12-month employees return to work at their assigned campuses and the central office on May 4 in an effort to begin a phased-in work recovery from the COVID-19 closures that have been in eff
The Louisiana Board of Regents met virtually Wednesday, April 22 to approve emergency rules addressing admissions, placement, and dual enrollment for students attending public colleges and universities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Louisiana Department of Education today released survey results that show progress in the number of school systems offering some level of continuous education to students amid the extended closure of public school facilities to curb the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
School is closed and you may be scrambling to keep the kids educated and entertained at home. Anne Milneck, owner of Red Stick Spice Co, invited WAFB into her kitchen, at a safe distance of course, to show us that cooking is a great place to start.
Officials with the East Baton Rouge Parish School System (EBRPSS) say a local non-profit, Every Kid a King, has partnered with Cox Communications to offer 1,000 families in the parish free internet service for six months so children can complete their school work.
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards said Monday, April 13 that he expects to be issuing an executive order to keep all K-12 public schools closed in the state through the end of this current school year.
Livingston Parish School Superintendent Joe Murphy announced today that district educators will continue to provide blended models of remote learning for their students for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year to comply with the governor’s orders that students will not be allowed to return to
The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) has asked Governor John Bel Edwards to extend his proclamation to close the state’s public schools for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year.