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Bill addressing discipline in virtual classrooms is changed to cover only...

A bill that would have given the right to a hearing to all Louisiana students who are suspended or recommended for expulsion for an...

Bill to prohibit schools from giving names of contagious students to...

Louisiana House lawmakers spent much of Monday afternoon debating a bill that would prohibit schools from reporting the names of  students who have infectious...

Where’s Louisiana Tech’s loyalty to professors whose opinions provoke death threats?

By Andrew C. McKevitt Louisiana Tech’s motto is “Ever Loyal Be.” This month I learned those words come with an asterisk. When a politically motivated...
Clay Schexnayder

Louisiana lawmakers poised to give themselves seats on high school athletics...

The Louisiana House Education Committee approved a bill that would put two lawmakers on the Louisiana High School Athletic Association’s executive committee. The LHSAA...

Virtual learning doesn’t stop discriminatory discipline, attorney says

When Ku’Mauri Harrison’s little brother tripped over BB gun while Ku’Mauri was taking a test in his virtual classroom, he set off a series...

Lawmakers vote to give $157 million to oil companies and bypass...

A Louisiana House of Representatives Committee narrowly passed a bill Monday that muddies the state’s corporate tax exemption laws by creating a potential loophole...

Legislators may sit on LHSAA’s executive committee

The Senate education committee approved a bill that would put four legislators on the Louisiana High School Athletics Association’s executive committee. SB 11 states that...

Louisiana’s COVID-19 restrictions too onerous, Republican lawmakers tell state health officials

Pushing back against Louisiana lawmakers who believe that the state’s continuing COVID-19 restrictions are disproportionate to the threat, Dr. Jimmy Guidry, state health officer...

Attorney General Jeff Landry is challenging Louisiana public schools and health...

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry challenged public schools and the Louisiana Department of Health on Sept. 24 over COVID-19 case reporting and disciplinary concerns. Louisiana...

Louisiana’s college COVID-19 numbers show wide gap between on-campus and virtual...

The COVID-19 dashboard run by the Louisiana Department of Health shows 1,558 confirmed cases among college students, faculty and staff and 523 cases of...

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