Education

K-12 schools — not the state — are deciding what parents...

Azadeh Yazdi, a Lafayette parent of a fifth-grade student, is frustrated with the protocols that the Lafayette Parish School System has put in place...

Courts may decide Louisiana’s election plan; COVID-19 numbers dip to recent...

In a press conference Tuesday, Gov. Edwards said he is refusing to sign Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin’s proposed emergency election plan, meaning Louisiana...

Colleges explore innovative ways to reopen safely

As colleges and universities reopen for the fall semester, campus officials are implementing innovative ways to make sure students and faculty return safely. Some of...

Will a Louisiana university tell you how much coronavirus there is...

Whether university students and staff know how widespread coronavirus is on their campuses is being left up to their school administrators. The state has...

Law school grads will now take ‘open-book’ bar exam

The Louisiana Supreme Court issued an order Wednesday making the state bar exam an "open-book" email test due to the ongoing risks posed by...

Education department offers solutions to state’s massive lack of technology resources

At a Tuesday meeting of the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, the Louisiana Department of Education released a list of solutions parishes can take...

Mystery illness kills fourth child in Louisiana

MIS-C Emergency Warning Signs: Trouble breathing Pain or pressure in the chest that doesn't go away Confusion Can't wake or stay awake Bluish lips...

Parents of special-needs students have extra concerns about schools reopening

Lucia Parker is concerned about how much her grandson, James, has regressed since schools in Louisiana were shut down in March. Before the pandemic,...

State officials link only 10 cases of COVID-19 to summer camps

If your child attended in-person summer camp and successfully managed to avoid an infection from the new coronavirus, that doesn’t necessarily mean that streak...

Louisiana ranked next to last in quality of its schools

When measured against the other states and Washington, D.C., Louisiana’s school systems rank 50 out of 51 in the quality, according to WalletHub, a...

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