THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - The application deadline for the Louisiana Girls Leadership Academy at Nicholls State University has been extended to March 16. A university spokesman said the program is open to academically high-achieving girls entering grades 9 through 11 in the 2012-13 school year. Sponsored by the Nicholls-based Louisiana... more »
HAMMOND, La. (AP) - More than 200 students from Southern colleges and universities are expected to attend the Southeastern Leadership Conference on March 3 at Southeastern Louisiana University. Keynote speaker will be Chad Crittenden, a former contestant on the reality television show "Survivor" and a cancer survivor. Conference topics include... more »
Governor Bobby Jindal made his endorsements for House and Senate leaders, giving the snub to one Acadiana law maker.
The Governor's endorsements came early this year, with one-fifth of the legislature still undecided because of runoff elections.
"The timing of this seems very odd. One would think Jindal... more »
Governor Bobby Jindal made a stop in Lafayette Saturday afternoon.
He was at the "Barnes and Noble" on Johnston Street signing copies of his new book---- "Leadership and Crisis." Jindal says he wrote the book to share his policy ideas with the nation, saying Louisiana's experiences with "disaster response"... more »
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Hecklers interrupted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a prominent American Jewish group on Monday, the same day his government said it would move ahead with hundreds of new housing units in disputed east Jerusalem. The five Jewish-American and Israeli protesters stood up and held... more »
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - Louisiana's Department of Education is looking for charter organizations that want to run Linear Leadership Academy in Shreveport. Linear was one of 10 schools transferred to the jurisdiction of the state's Recovery School District in July 2009 due to poor performance. The school, which currently has... more »