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Louisiana’s constitutional amendment results

The following table contains the unofficial election results of seven Louisiana constitutional amendments as of 11:59 p.m. Tuesday. At that time, all but one...

Medical marijuana won’t be allowed in Louisiana schools anytime soon

A bill that would have required BESE to study the feasibility of allowing medical marijuana to be provided at schools and prescribe rules and...

Louisiana high school football stadiums can now seat fans at 50...

High school sports stadiums in some parishes can operate at 50 percent capacity starting Friday, Gov. John Bel Edwards said during a Thursday afternoon...

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...
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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...

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