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Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry opposes schools interpreting Title IX to...

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry joined 20 other attorneys general in sending a letter to President Joe Biden expressing their opposition to the U.S....

Jefferson Parish School Board reaches settlements in two lawsuits over BB...

The Jefferson Parish School Board reached a financial settlement with the families of two boys who were suspended for displaying BB guns during virtual...

St. Tammany Parish school system promises to conduct a review of...

Javanda May, a Slidell mother, said her 9th grade son struggled transitioning to virtual learning when the COVID-19 pandemic struck. May’s son was supposed...

Louisiana law requires you to buckle up — unless you’re a...

A 7-30 vote in the Louisiana Senate this month killed HB 130, which would have required new school buses to be installed with seat...

Louisiana Legislature’s education bills will have an impact from K-college

During the legislative session that ended Thursday, the Louisiana Legislature passed bills that mandated kindergarten for 5-year-olds, created a program to help young students...

Teachers come under pressure as politicians, parents battle over ‘critical race...

WASHINGTON—Teachers from Tennessee to Iowa are swept up in a wave of outrage led by GOP politicians nationwide over how schools teach kids about...

Bills requiring public schools teach specific aspects of American history die...

A bill from Rep. Valarie Hodges (R-Denham Springs) that would have required public schools to teach specific aspects of American history -- including the...

Starting in 2022, most Louisiana 5-year-olds will be required to go...

The Louisiana Legislature passed a bill Wednesday that will, with some exceptions, mandate that in 2022, the state’s 5-year-olds attend kindergarten. Senate Bill 10,...

Louisiana students will remain on buses without seat belts to and...

Many Louisiana students will still have to go to school in buses without seat belts. House Bill 130, which would have required new school buses...

Mandatory kindergarten in Louisiana passes in House

A bill that would make kindergarten mandatory for Louisiana 5-year-olds passed in the House of Representatives by a 59-31 vote.  Rep. Jason Hughes (D-New Orleans),...

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