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  • White: Public schools make computer gains

    August 23, 2013 9:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State Superintendent of Education John White says 86 percent of public school students are attending schools that meet minimum computer requirements. In addition, officials say 38 school districts meet the new guidelines, up from five a year ago. Under new rules, all of Louisiana's 70... more »
  • LEF's 2013 Vintage Vegas ReProm!

    March 21, 2013 7:21 AM

    The Lafayette Education Foundation presents its Annual ReProm! The 2013 theme is Vintage Vegas ReProm. THis event is taking place at the Hilton Ballroom Saturday,March 23, 2013. The party starts at 8 p.m. and will end at 12 a.m. This annual fundraiser will benefit LEF's grant programs in Lafayette Parish... more »
  • Lafayette Parish Schools Kick-Off Another Year

    August 11, 2012 12:37 PM

    As buses roll in, so do the changes this school year. Lafayette High implementing a 90-day plan as a roadmap for the year, hoping to improve in every direction. "As far as community, school, academics, extra curricular, the school itself and the way we look." Principal Dr. Patrick... more »
  • Update: Crowley Public Schools NOT Closed

    March 9, 2012 9:42 AM

    Crowley's Public Schools are OPEN today. Acadia Parish Superintendent Johnny Bourque says if you kept your child home this morning but would like to sign them in, you may do so. If you choose not to, their absence WILL BE excused. As of 7:54AM, electricity had been fully restored in... more »
  • School Tax Fails, School Board Considers Options

    October 24, 2011 10:35 PM

    Lafayette Public Schools will have to find a new way to pay for repairs, after two tax millages aimed at updating some public schools failed at the polls on Saturday. For the Lafayette Parish School Board, it's now time to regroup and star discussing what to do now after... more »
  • Congratulations Class of 2011

    May 22, 2011 12:32 AM

    Congratulations to the class of 2011! Saturday, all Lafayette Public School seniors got to walk across the stage, and slide their tassels over. Graduation ceremonies were held at the Cajundome where thousands of diplomas were handed out to the now high school grads.
  • Public schools to be assigned letter grades

    December 10, 2010 7:01 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's public schools will be given letter grades to show how they are performing, beginning next year. The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education on Thursday voted 6-4 for the new grading system that will assign grades "A" through "F" to schools based on their... more »
  • Public Schools in Livingston Parish Won't Teach Creationism

    August 2, 2010 11:10 AM

    LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) - Public schools in Livingston Parish won't teach creationism this year, but some board members say they might consider adding it to the curriculum in the future. Marjorie Esman, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana, tells the Advocate newspaper that the school district... more »

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