At a public forum Monday night, the St. Landry United Coalition of Educators (SLUCE) outlined what representatives called wasteful spending and mismanagement of funds by the St. Landry Parish School Board.
As we've been reporting for several months, the board is facing a nearly $4-million budget shortfall this year... more »
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Two West Virginia educators have been selected for NASA research flights. NASA says Sarah Scoles of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory and Anne Smith of Green Bank Middle School will participate in the Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors program. NASA said Wednesday that 26 educators will partner with... more »
In Saint Landry Parish, a newly formed group of educators is demanding financial records for the past three years from the St. Landry Parish School Board.
This after at least one board member requested the same information. The Saint Landry United Coalition of Educators says the school board is... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan says Louisiana will get $147 million in federal funds to aid teachers and other educators. Duncan said Monday that the funds stem from a $26 billion federal bill that backers called a state stimulus measure. The legislation includes a $10... more »
Autism Society of Acadiana Awards $20,000 in Mini-Grants to Acadiana Educators
The Autism Society of Acadiana awarded $20,000 to 32 educators from 25 schools across Acadiana. Mini-Grants are awarded to educators who work directly with students with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Autism Society thanks Sertoma for their generous donation... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The state is about to replace its high school exit exam. Under existing rules, high school students have to pass the Graduation Exit Exam and meet other course requirements to earn a high school diploma. But that system, which won praise for narrowing the achievement... more »