The Lafayette Parish School Board discussed the possibility of bringing in a private company to run an alternative program in the parish. The program would be housed in portable buildings on the campus of the new N.P. Moss Preparatory School, however it wouldn't be part of the school.
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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The revenue department is holding a public hearing on proposed regulations that spell out limits on the state's alternative fuel vehicle tax credit. The tax break program's cost has grown much larger than estimated and has become a headache for Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration because... more »
All of Lafayette Parish School's alternative programs will soon be on a single campus. It's the latest installment of the new superintendent's turnaround plan. The old NP Moss Annex will be the new NP Moss Opportunity School.
"It's an opportunity for a second chance to do well and to... more »
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - An effort to boost student success in the Caddo Parish alternative public schools may come through outsourcing them to a company nationally recognized company. The board currently is reviewing a proposal by Superintendent Gerald Dawkins to contract with Ombudsman Educational Services, a division of Educational Services... more »
On Monday, April 23, 2012, join the Iberia Parish Library's very own Kristie Rose as she shows you the wonderful world of alternative t-shirt design. Bleach, tape, scissors, and markers are just a few of the tools you'll use to make your very own wearable artwork! You are in good... more »
A 15-year old student in St. Landry Parish is in a juvenile jail. He's accused of making threats to both teachers and students at his school. The teenager, a student of the alternative school in Opelousas, was said to have a hit list. He was charged with two counts of... more »
Saturday, May 22 is the last of our three part series of Healing Arts @ the Center, a program offering free alternative health appointments and walk-ins to musicians and artists.
Participating practitioners at our May event are Becca Begnaud, Traiteur; Katherine Bennett, Energy Work; and others
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A 14-year-old alternative school student is under arrest for allegedly hitting his teacher in Verdunville. Deputies say he was arrested, processed and released to a guardian pending juvenile court proceedings. more »
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that Louisiana's Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has been awarded $4.2 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to support energy efficiency and alternative energy efforts in Louisiana homes through the Energy Star Rebate program.
In awarding the funding, DOE... more »