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  • Lafayette board reviewing auditor's questions

    March 10, 2014 7:30 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Parish School Board's executive committee is considering how to respond to an external auditor's questions about discrepancies in the school district's salary schedule relative to the pay of some principals. The Advocate reports the audit found that some employees were hired at a rate... more »
  • Lafayette board considers hiring private lawyer

    November 19, 2013 10:00 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - If the Lafayette Parish School Board votes Wednesday to dismiss the District Attorney's Office as its general counsel, it may hire the firm now handling the majority of its legal work. The Advocate reports board member Greg Awbrey has proposed hiring the firm Hammonds, Sills, Adkins... more »
  • Lafayette board approves water restriction

    December 21, 2012 8:55 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A yearlong legal battle over Lafayette's contract to provide water to the neighboring city of Broussard escalated this week. The Advocate reports the Lafayette Public Utilities Authority voted on Tuesday to authorize the administration to deny all requests for additional water service from Broussard. Broussard officials... more »
  • Lafayette board to consider school projects

    November 27, 2012 9:12 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Parish School Board is set to make a decision on how to spend $30 million in bond money at its Wednesday meeting. A recommendation on how to spend the money included projects to alleviate overcrowding at two Youngsville schools and major building projects and... more »
  • Extra paycheck on Lafayette board agenda

    September 19, 2011 9:19 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Lafayette Parish public school teachers may receive an extra paycheck of $1,443 next month. The Advocate reports the school board will consider the one-time payout from the 2002 half-cent sales tax fund at its meeting Wednesday. The sales tax fund covers teacher raises, professional development and... more »
  • Lafayette board to discuss superintendent search

    August 15, 2011 10:18 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Parish School Board is set to decide its protocol for selecting the next superintendent at Wednesday's meeting. The board's search committee has recommended that applications be pared down to 10 candidates for interviews. As part of the interviews, candidates will be asked to make... more »
  • Lafayette Board to Grade Schools Chief

    August 3, 2010 9:43 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Parish School Board will evaluate Superintendent Burnell Lemoine's performance at its regular meeting Wednesday. Lemoine has received high marks on past evaluations. His contract is set to expire Dec. 31, the same day the current board's term expires. The school board also will take... more »

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