Education

Bill extends statute of limitations on child sex abuse

Child advocates warned of a surge in abuse cases, but there’s...

The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) has seen a nearly 50 percent decline in the number of hotline reports of suspected...

White House leans on Louisiana to reopen schools

BATON ROUGE — Vice President Mike Pence visited the Louisiana State University campus Tuesday to meet with the state’s top leaders to discuss reopening...

State plans to supply schools with cleaning supplies and personal protective...

Louisiana State Superintendent Cade Brumley told the Louisiana House Education Committee Monday that in addition to creating health and safety guidelines for reopening schools...

Conflicting opinions about reopening schools in Louisiana and the U.S.

Across the United States, only 20 percent of parents with school-age children feel comfortable sending their children back to school in August or September,...

Louisiana Key Academy welcomes students back to in-person instruction

While many Louisiana schools and school districts are still figuring out if they’ll have in-person instruction, online instruction or a mix of the two...

Education department’s reopening rules may be hard for students to follow

Ashley Collins is a bit worried about her six-year-old son, Austin, going back to school in the fall. Austin is about to start 1st...

Louisiana students can expect a test as soon as they return

While four months without school may sound like every elementary school student's dream, it also means that those students will likely have fallen behind...

State board gives 5 companies $140 million off next year’s property...

The Louisiana Board of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday approved tax breaks for multiple Louisiana companies worth more than $148 million next year alone...

Pandemic said to widen already existing racial disparities in Louisiana schools

The COVID-19 pandemic has noticeably widened the educational gap between white students and Black and Hispanic students, a new study says. In a scenario...

Louisiana Department of Education releases guidelines on reopening K-12 schools

School systems should prepare for at least three possible scenarios when returning to school this fall: traditional, hybrid and virtual, according to guidelines on...

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