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    BESE votes to join lawsuit challenging Jindal

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    Louisiana's state school board has voted to join a lawsuit filed to challenge Gov. Bobby Jindal's efforts to block implementation of the Common Core education standards. More>>

    Money magazine ranks Louisiana Tech among nation's best college values

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    Money magazine has ranked Louisiana Tech University as one of the nation's best college values according to its 2014 Best Colleges list released Monday. More>>

    BESE holds special meeting on Common Core dispute

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    Louisiana's state school board is holding a special meeting to consider whether to sue Gov. Bobby Jindal in an ongoing dispute over the Common Core education standards.
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    Smoke-free policy coming to Louisiana campuses Video included

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    This fall, it will be illegal for smokers to light up on any public college campus in Louisiana. More>>

    WESLA hosts Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign Video included

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    Your generous donations continue to roll in for our Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign. Today the bus was parked at WESLA Federal Credit Union on Fern Avenue in Shreveport.  More>>

    No summer break for NSU art student

    Crystal Dunning, NSU Student Crystal Dunning, NSU Student
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    Crystal Dunning is spending her summer immersed in the arts. Dunning, a junior from Lafayette at Northwestern State University, is working at the Interlochen Center for the Arts as an intern in the College of Creative Arts. More>>

    Purses Enjoyed by Others: A fundraiser for educational scholarships for women Video included

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    Shreveport is the host of Northwest Louisiana's chapter of  P.E.O. with an annual purse drive called "Purses Enjoyed by Others".  The drive is happening now until the event weekend of October 11.

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    Teachers prepare for start of new school year Video included

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    Students may still be enjoying summer break, but teachers have been hard at work trying to learn Louisiana's new math and ELA standards. More>>

    BESE effort to hire lawyer faces Jindal resistance

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    The state education board has hit a roadblock from Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration in its efforts to hire a law firm to pursue a possible lawsuit against the governor. More>>

    New nap time policy for kindergarten Video included

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    Time may be up for students to have nap-time in class.If you are a parent of a kindergartner, you will soon learn about a policy across Louisiana regarding when and if students are allowed to catch some z's during the school day. More>>

    Caddo School's human resource department audited; issues with drug testing Video included

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    A new audit of the Caddo Parish School's Human Resources Department in 2013 is out and shows some interesting things when it comes to the system's drug testing policies. More>>

    Lawsuit filed against Gov. Jindal over Common Core

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    Parents and teachers who support the Common Core education standards have filed a lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal because of his actions against the multi-state standards.
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    Suspect arrested in bomb scare on Louisiana campus

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    Authorities say a man accused of making a bomb threat that shut down the University of Louisiana last week also is believed to have tried unsuccessfully to rob a bank.
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    Harding University names new registrar

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    Harding University is getting a new registrar.
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    Three dozen Caddo teachers displaced

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    The start of a new school year is fast approaching.As teachers and students prepare for the first day of class, a number of Caddo teachers don't know where they'll be going.Nearly three dozen Caddo Parish teachers don't know what classroom, or what school they'll be assignedThe moves comes after Louisiana Department of Education's Recovery School District's plan for transforming Caddo's lowest performing schools forced the district to start at ground zero, and required all staff to re-apply f... More>>

    Lawsuit filed to stop Common Core use in Louisiana

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    Seventeen state lawmakers are heading to court to try to stop Louisiana's use of the Common Core education standards in public schools.
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    Terry Sermons wins $1,000

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    School may be out for the summer but we continue to give teachers the financial support they need. Our latest One Class At a Time winner comes from Caddo Parish Schools. More>>

    Northwestern State band invited to Ireland

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    The Spirit of Northwestern Marching Band has been invited to participate in the St. Patrick's Festival Parade in Dublin, Ireland, on March 17, 2015.
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    Construction projects for Caddo schools is underway

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    As the summer grinds on, so does construction work at Caddo Parish School District buildings.Construction workers are busy putting in new floors, and building new roofs.One of the construction projects to get underway is a paving project for Werner Park and Mooretown Elementary Schools.There is also a bus loop project at Creswell Elementary School. Woodlawn High School is in phase 11 of a re-roofing project.A list of each estimated projects can be found on the Caddo Parish School Board website. More>>

    Centenary student one of 12 in nation awarded fellowship

    Ninjia Miles, Centenary student Ninjia Miles, Centenary student
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    Senior sociology major, Ninjia Miles, was recently awarded a Clarence J. Jupiter Fellowship in Institutional Advancement by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). More>>

    SAU students win national awards

    Award winners Deana Hughes, Jason Rakes, and Andrew Sawyer, along with SAU representatives Dr. Gerald Plumlee, Austin Evans and Austin Taylor.   Award winners Deana Hughes, Jason Rakes, and Andrew Sawyer, along with SAU representatives Dr. Gerald Plumlee, Austin Evans and Austin Taylor.
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    (MAGNOLIA, Ark.) -- Three Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) chapter members from Southern Arkansas University recently won national awards at the 2014 National Leadership Conference (NLC) in Nashville, Tenn.The winners from SAU included Andrew Sawyer, a junior accounting major, who won tenth place in the Macroeconomics event; Jason Rakes, a May 2014 graduate in Management who won ninth place in the Entrepreneurship Concepts event; and Deana Hughes, a May 2014 graduate in Wildlife Biology and Conservation... More>>

    Marion, Louisiana family of GSU recognized in Guinness Video included

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    Since 1940, attending school has been apart of the Wayne family culture from generation to generation. The large family, from the rural part of Union Parish, set an even larger world record, of having the most family members to attend the same university. More>>

    Plan for new charter in DeSoto Parish Video included

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    It is considered to be a historical landmark in the small DeSoto Parish community where it sits. Pelican All Saints High School came about in the1950's when several rural church schools were combined. More>>

    School Choice

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    The word "choice" comes in a number of different forms when it comes to education. From vouchers, to magnet schools, to charter schools and there are even choices when it comes to certain courses. More>>

    Pelican All Saints graduation is "bittersweet"

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    Pelican All Saints High School graduates the final senior class Friday after DeSoto Parish School Board members decided to close the school. More>>

    John White's visit

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    Louisiana Schools Superintendent John White paid a special visit to Shreveport today. More>>

    • One Class At A TimeMore>>

    • Terry Sermons wins $1,000

      Terry Sermons wins $1,000

      Monday, July 21 2014 1:39 PM EDT2014-07-21 17:39:21 GMT
      School may be out for the summer but we continue to give teachers the financial support they need. Our latest One Class At a Time winner comes from Caddo Parish Schools.
      School may be out for the summer but we continue to give teachers the financial support they need. Our latest One Class At a Time winner comes from Caddo Parish Schools.
    • Previous winner

      Previous winner

      Friday, May 9 2014 11:27 PM EDT2014-05-10 03:27:38 GMT
      Learning about science should never be boring. An east Texas educator is teaching his students about the exciting world of outer space.The night sky and its array of stars and wandering planets are all things astronomy teacher Nathan Upchurch hopes his students can explore ."What is always fascinating and I always tell students is these stars you are looking back in time. The nearest star to our sun is almost a third in light years," said Upchurch.He's says thanks, to his One Class At a Time ...
      Learning about science should never be boring. An east Texas educator is teaching his students about the exciting world of outer space.The night sky and its array of stars and wandering planets are all things astronomy teacher Nathan Upchurch hopes his students can explore ."What is always fascinating and I always tell students is these stars you are looking back in time. The nearest star to our sun is almost a third in light years," said Upchurch.He's says thanks, to his One Class At a Time ...
    • Parents and Kids: The K-12 ExperienceThe K-12 ExperienceMore>>

    • How to raise cultured kids

      How to raise cultured kids

      Do you long for your child to choose the symphony over SpongeBob and couscous over mac ’n’ cheese? Raising a cultured kid can be easier than you think.
      Do you long for your child to choose the symphony over SpongeBob and couscous over mac ’n’ cheese? Raising a cultured kid can be easier than you think.
    • How toddlers' TV time can hurt kindergarten success

      How toddlers' TV time can hurt kindergarten success

      Toddlers who watch too much television have a more difficult time when they start kindergarten, a new Canadian study suggests.
      Toddlers who watch too much television have a more difficult time when they start kindergarten, a new Canadian study suggests.
    • Kids with autism outperformed others on math test

      Kids with autism outperformed others on math test

      Children with autism and average IQs consistently did better on math tests than non-autistic children in the same IQ range, according to a small new study.
      Children with autism and average IQs consistently did better on math tests than non-autistic children in the same IQ range, according to a small new study.
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    • DARE officers adapt curriculum to include social media, active shooter discussions

      DARE officers adapt curriculum to include social media, active shooter discussions

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:47 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:47:24 GMT
      SPD Sgt. Alan Crump says DARE's fundamentals have stayed the same, but topics change over time.
      SPD Sgt. Alan Crump says DARE's fundamentals have stayed the same, but topics change over time.
    • Bat tests positive for rabies in Longview

      Bat tests positive for rabies in Longview

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 9:29 PM EDT2014-07-30 01:29:31 GMT
      A bat captured in Longview has tested positive for rabies, as confirmed by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) on Tuesday.
      A bat captured in Longview has tested positive for rabies, as confirmed by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) on Tuesday.
    • Army responds to EPA's order to clean up Camp Minden

      Army responds to EPA's order to clean up Camp Minden

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:29 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:29:57 GMT
      The Army responds to the Environmental Protection Agency about the clean up at Camp Minden. The EPA made the deadline midnight Monday, and the military branch responded in time.
      The Army responds to the Environmental Protection Agency about the clean up at Camp Minden. The EPA made the deadline midnight Monday, and the military branch responded in time.
    • KTBS 3 Storm Team Forecast

      KTBS 3 Storm Team Forecast

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-07-29 22:35:29 GMT
      KTBS 3 7 Day ForecastKTBS 3 7 Day Forecast

       Here's the 7 Day Forecast.

       Here's the 7 Day Forecast.

    • Shreveport families escape major apartment fire on Buncombe Road

      Shreveport families escape major apartment fire on Buncombe Road

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:29 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:29:46 GMT
      Shreveport firefighters are on scene at the Olde Salem Village Apartments on Buncombe Rd. where a blaze has destroyed at least two units. 
      Shreveport firefighters are on scene at the Olde Salem Village Apartments on Buncombe Rd. where a blaze has destroyed at least two units. 
    • Emmitt Smith to speak at kick off luncheon

      Emmitt Smith to speak at kick off luncheon

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:25:52 GMT
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      Pro Football and College Football Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith will be the featured speaker for the fifth-annual Duck Commander Independence Bowl Kickoff Luncheon.The kickoff luncheon is set for Wednesday, August 13, at 11:45 a.m. at the Shreveport Convention Center. (318) 221-0712, toll free at (888) 414-BOWL
      Pro Football and College Football Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith will be the featured speaker for the fifth-annual Duck Commander Independence Bowl Kickoff Luncheon.The kickoff luncheon is set for Wednesday, August 13, at 11:45 a.m. at the Shreveport Convention Center. (318) 221-0712, toll free at (888) 414-BOWL
    • Sherri Talley returning to KTBS 3 News at 6pm

      Sherri Talley returning to KTBS 3 News at 6pm

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:22:56 GMT
      KTBS is pleased to announce that Sherri Talley is returning to the KTBS 3 News desk, Monday, August 4th.“I’m so excited to be back with the team that has a sharper-than-ever focus on good, quality journalism,” said Sherri Talley.
      KTBS is pleased to announce that Sherri Talley is returning to the KTBS 3 News desk, Monday, August 4th.“I’m so excited to be back with the team that has a sharper-than-ever focus on good, quality journalism,” said Sherri Talley.
    • Reward offered in Sabine Parish murder

      Reward offered in Sabine Parish murder

      Tuesday, July 29 2014 4:43 PM EDT2014-07-29 20:43:30 GMT
      The Crime Stoppers of Sabine has announced the cash reward to anyone providing information leading to an arrest and filing of criminal charges in the murder of James Paul Green whose charred remains were discovered in his burned Fisher home on July 18.
      The Crime Stoppers of Sabine has announced the cash reward to anyone providing information leading to an arrest and filing of criminal charges in the murder of James Paul Green whose charred remains were discovered in his burned Fisher home on July 18.
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