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    Healthy Green and Into the Outdoors: An online discussion about what's on the menu at school Video included

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    Our latest KTBS 3 NewsHealthy Green Into the Outdoorsweb forum shines the spotlight on healthy options in schools.  More>>

    White: Ruling lets Common Core test plans resume

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    Louisiana's education chief says a court ruling allows state officials to resume development of Common Core test plans that have been in the making for four years.
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    Charter schools in Northwest Louisiana Video included

    Charter schools have long been an issue of debate.There are those who want more support for public schools and those who support having other educational options for kids.While there are arguments for each side, they both have a common goal of educating our students.The future is bright for the charter school market in Northwest Louisiana."The idea behind a charter school is that parents should have the opportunity to make decisions for their children on their education and as the current sys... More>>

    UPDATED: More BACK TO SCHOOL Pictures 2014

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    2014 Back to School cuties ! Still time to send them to in to #KTBSBTS and UShare@ktbs.com More>>

    40 percent of Texas graduates took ACT

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    A report from the organization that produces the ACT college entrance exam says about 40 percent of Texas' graduating class this year took the test.
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    Judge rules against Jindal in Common Core lawsuit

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    A state judge has ruled against Gov. Bobby Jindal in a lawsuit filed by Common Core supporters, lifting a contract suspension Jindal enacted to derail the multi-state education standards.
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    Caddo Parish School Board talks about possible pay raise Video included

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    The Caddo Parish School Board met for the first time since the start of the new school year. More>>

    Filing for school board elections underway

    Among the races on this fall's crowded election ballot are parish school boards.The election is still more than two months away qualifying doesn't begin until Wednesday but candidates are already campaigning.“Most of the people have already been campaigning and meeting and greeting people, before you know it, the election will be here,” said board member Curtis Hooks.“I'm wanting one more term to work with superintendent Dr. Goree. Everything is controversial in a way because you are really t... More>>

    Booker T. Washington grade tampering update

    New developments into an investigation of the grade tampering scandal.With the start of college just around the corner, some recent graduates are having to delay continuing their education.Letters where mailed to the 10 families of these students notifying them of this on Friday.Caddo Parish Superintendent Dr. Lamar Goree held a meeting, Monday, about an update into grade tampering allegations at Booker T. Washington High school."This is an ongoing investigation. We are in the process of putt... More>>

    Northwestern State has 9 president finalists

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    The University of Louisiana system says consultants have recommended nine candidates for president of Northwestern State University.
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    Lillian Priest won't seek re-election to Caddo Parish School Board

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    Lillian Priest, one of the Caddo Parish School Board's most active and vocal members for the past 10 years announced Monday that she will not be a candidate for re-election in this fall's elections for the school board. More>>

    BTW grade changing investigation reveals 10 students affected so far

    Press conference Monday morning regarding BTW grade changing investigation Press conference Monday morning regarding BTW grade changing investigation
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    Caddo Parish Public Schools has confirmed that at least ten students did not meet the required credit in order to graduate following an audit by the Louisiana Department of Education and Caddo. More>>

    Texarkana students return to school

    Texarkana students head back to school. Texarkana students head back to school.
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    It's back to school for students in Texarkana, Ar. Today they headed back to class for the 2014-2015 school year. More>>

    Dallas school district says it mishandled cheating

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    A Dallas school district says it should have contacted families sooner after learning of falsified test scores in an elementary school.
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    Back to School Bash Set for Natchitoches

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    The City of Natchitoches Recreation and Parks Department will host a Back to School Bash on Saturday, August 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the downtown riverbank in Natchitoches. More>>

    Grants awarded to 21 Arkansas schools, districts

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    The Arkansas Department of Education says 21 schools and districts have received grants to establish before- and after-school programs. More>>

    New teachers set to start year

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    While new teachers bring energy and enthusiasm to their classrooms, research indicates the biggest challenge for them is struggling with classroom management. More>>

    School board votes to send back sex-ed textbook

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    The Fremont school board is sending back to the publisher a sex-education textbook after complaints from parents that it is too graphic for ninth-graders.
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    ETBU ranked in "50 Most Affordable Christian Colleges" list

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    East Texas Baptist University has been recognized as one of the “50 Most Affordable Christian Colleges in the U.S.” The website Christian Universities Online ranked ETBU at 35th. More>>

    Jindal seeks to have Common Core lawsuit dismissed

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    The politically-heated dispute over Louisiana's use of the Common Core education standards is scheduled for its first hearing before a state district judge.
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    Centenary in Paris and is part of the College’s new August "immersive segment" of the fall semester Video included

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    Centenary in Paris overview Over 130 Centenary College students entering in fall 2014 will begin their college experience with "immersive study" in Paris, France. Centenary joins a very small number of colleges and universities across the nation that offers a shared international study experience to first-year students. More>>

    Bossier Parish School Resource

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    Bossier Parish schools are expanding a program to put more police on campus. More>>

    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>>

    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>>

    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.
    • 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.
    • Create a soda bottle rainforest

      Create a soda bottle rainforest

      Here is a green science project idea that's sure to put your kid at the head of the class. It's a rainforest terrarium made from an old soda bottle.
      Here is a green science project idea that's sure to put your kid at the head of the class. It's a rainforest terrarium made from an old soda bottle.
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