LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Fourteen math teachers from Iberia, Lafayette and Vermilion parishes have been selected for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's "Louisiana Mathematics Masters in the Middle," a professional development program. The Advocate reports the university received a $1.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation to provide... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The CD playing in the background sounds like something you might hear on the radio, until you listen closely to the words. "14, 21, 28, 35, yea I know my multiples cause I'm so fly." The students of Sarah Broome's sixth-grade math class spent the... more »
It's like baseball, it happens every spring. 4th and 8th graders are gearing up for the leap test. The test is extremely important for 8th graders because if they don't pass it, they don't move on to high school.
The students will be tested on four core subjects, math,... more »
The Schools of Choice held its lottery last night (February 23, 2010) and some openings still remain. All slots at this time will be awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis. The application process will reopen at midnight on March 1st. For those families who are interested, visit www.lafayettechoice.com.
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PRESIDENT OBAMA LAUNCHES "EDUCATE TO INNOVATE" CAMPAIGN FOR EXCELLENCE IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING & MATH (STEM) EDUCATION
Nationwide effort includes over $260 million in public-private investments to move American students to the top of the pack in science and math achievement over the next decade
President Obama today... more »
GRAMBLING, La. (AP) - Grambling State University has gotten $1.5 million to attract more minority students to biomedical science programs. The National Institute of General Medical Sciences grant is for training opportunities to students majoring in biology, chemistry, physics, math or computer science. M.A. Himaya, head of the university's physics... more »