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    Pilot program through Volunteers of America works to prevent drop-outs in local schools Video included

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    Education and skills training beyond high school isn't even a consideration for a startling number of students. More>>

    Anna P. Tooke Memorial Library taking shape in South Bossier Parish Video included

    Anna P. Tooke Memorial Library (Photo source: Prevot Design Services) Anna P. Tooke Memorial Library (Photo source: Prevot Design Services)
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    It's Bossier Parish's smallest library branch. Originally just a bookmobile, this 12 x 30 foot temporary metal building has been the Koran community's only branch since 1977. More>>

    Family mourns loss of Natchitoches teen Video included

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    18-year-old Johnquaries Smith was a high school senior at Natchitoches Central High school.He died Tuesday after he was punched by another student on campus. More>>

    Jindal suing feds over Common Core Video included

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    Louisiana's Republican governor is planning to file a lawsuit against the Obama administration, accusing it of illegally using federal grant money and regulations to force states to adopt the Common Core education standards.
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    Texas students head back to school for first day

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    Students across the state of Texas headed back to school Monday.Students enrolled in the Waskom Independent School district kicked off the first day bright and early.New teachers that headed back to school in the district had extensive training to get the started off on the right foot.18 new teachers began their first day just as excited as the students.Superintendent, Jimmy Cox, began early, arriving at the schools to check in with principals and teachers before welcoming the students and th... More>>

    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>>

    5th, 8th grade students get break on math tests

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    Since implementing a new math curriculum has taken longer than expected, Texas students in the fifth and eighth grades won't have to pass the state's standardized math test in this school year in order to move to the next grade.
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    Caddo's school nutrition program meet standards Video included

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    Caddo's nutrition program is meeting tough standards .School leaders met Friday with officials from the USDA Food and Nutrition Service. More>>

    Caddo Parish school board member withdraws from race Video included

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    A Caddo parish school board member has withdrawn his name from the race and decided not to seek re-election. 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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    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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    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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    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    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.
    • 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.
    • Fun ways to stop summer brain drain

      Fun ways to stop summer brain drain

      During summer vacation, kids can experience a month or more of learning loss. As a parent, you can halt the summer brain drain and give your kids the brain boost they need to prepare them for the upcoming school year.
      During summer vacation, kids can experience a month or more of learning loss. As a parent, you can halt the summer brain drain and give your kids the brain boost they need to prepare them for the upcoming school year.
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