Quantcast

Assignment Education - KTBS.com - Shreveport, LA News, Weather and Sports

Assignment Education

    Lawsuit filed to stop Common Core use in Louisiana

    Updated:

    Seventeen state lawmakers are heading to court to try to stop Louisiana's use of the Common Core education standards in public schools.
    More>>

    Stuffing the Bus for Operation A+ with your help Video included

    Operation A+ Stuff the Bus kicks off today! Operation A+ Stuff the Bus kicks off today!
    Updated:

    The Operation A+ Stuff the Bus campaign is underway. Today we collected supplies in the parking lot of the Goodwill store off Bert Kouns. More>>

    Step Forward is looking for volunteers

    Updated:

    Step Forward is making a community-wide call for volunteers to help our children this coming school year .A meeting for interested volunteers will be held from 5:30 -7 p.m. on July 22 at IMAX Theater in Sci-Port, 820 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport, LA 71101 More>>

    Shreveport-Bossier teen development program plans expansion Video included

    Updated:

    A program for teenagers, proven to keep students in school and successful, will expand its services for the 2014-15 school year .Volunteers of America of North Louisiana implemented the national Wyman's Teen Outreach Program®,
    More>>

    Terry Sermons wins $1,000

    Updated:

    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

    Updated:

    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.
    More>>

    Jindal meeting on Common Core Video included

    Updated:

    It was a much anticipated meeting Thursday, as Governor Bobby Jindal meet with education leaderJohn White, to try and settle the Common Core issue. More>>

    NSU band to participate in Dublin St. Patrick's Day parade

    The Spirit of Northwestern Marching Band The Spirit of Northwestern Marching Band
    Updated:

    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. More>>

    Gym renovation at Panola College well underway

    Alan Moon, Director of Maintenance, Dr. Greg Powell, President, and Steve Williams, Vice President of Physical Affairs of Panola College listen to Cody Stonger from Hunt Construction, project manager, regarding the remodel process  of Arthur Johnson Gym. Alan Moon, Director of Maintenance, Dr. Greg Powell, President, and Steve Williams, Vice President of Physical Affairs of Panola College listen to Cody Stonger from Hunt Construction, project manager, regarding the remodel process of Arthur Johnson Gym.
    Updated:

    The future is looking bright for Panola College in Carthage, Texas. The first phase of a $35 million bond passed last spring to build a new student life center and science/health science building includes a renovation of the existing Arthur Johnson Gymnasium. More>>

    Back-to-School spending to hit $26.5B

    Updated:

    Summer vacation is winding down and that means students are getting ready to head back to class. It looks like they'll be dropping some serious cash to prepare for this school year.The National Retail Federation says a recent survey found people will spend about $26.5 billion on back-to-school items.  More>>

    Bossier residents aiming to bring archery to their schools

    Updated:

    Archery has taken off like wildfire not only in Bossier Parish but the state and nationally. That is why the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is hosting an archery workshop Thursday from 8am until 4pm in the gymnasium at Carrie Martin Elementary School in Plain Dealing. More>>

    Programming Success: CIS program at Louisiana Tech builds lifelong skillsets, careers

    Updated:

    College is just the beginning.For students majoring in computer information systems (CIS) at Louisiana Tech University, what they learn in college will help them continue learning in the future. More>>

    Operation A + offers school supplies for kids in need Video included

    Updated:

    Educators know how important it is for children to start the new school year with the supplies they need. That is why the KTBS 3 Operation A + Stuff the Bus campaign, is offering free school supplies to students in need. More>>

    NSU cheerleaders win seven first place awards at competition

    NSU Team Awards photo NSU Team Awards photo
    Updated:

    Northwestern State University’s cheerleading squad won seven first place awards at the Universal Cheerleaders Association College Spirit Camp at Texas State University - San Marcos.The team won first place in cheer competition, sideline competition and game day competition. Northwestern State won the Most Collegiate Award for Division I Large Coed Teams, the overall Camp Champion Award and the Leadership Award. NSU’s mascot, Vic the Demon, was named the top mascot. The squad was second in the... More>>

    LSU to become tobacco free on August 1

    Updated:

    As of Friday, Aug. 1, LSU will become a tobacco-free campus in accordance with the ’Louisiana Legislatures smoke-free requirement for all public post-secondary institutions in Louisiana and the governor’s “Well Ahead” program. More>>

    Folk Festival to celebrate Natchitoches

    Updated:

    More than 20 musical acts and more than two dozen craftspeople will take part in the 35th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival July 18-19 in Prather Coliseum on the Northwestern State University campus.  More>>

    Construction projects for Caddo schools is underway

    Updated:

    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>>

    Governors group skirts `radioactive' Common Core

    Updated:

    Facing opposition from staunch conservatives, the Common Core education standards designed to improve schools and student competitiveness are being modified by some Republican governors.
    More>>

    Regent: officials received threatening messages

    Updated:

    The chairman of the University of Texas System's regents complained that regents and the chancellor have been subjected to personal and "threatening" attacks.
    More>>

    Education leaders propose new testing strategy

    Updated:

    Education leaders are seeking to broker a compromise with Gov. Bobby Jindal on the standardized tests used in public schools next year.
    More>>

    Centenary student one of 12 in nation awarded fellowship

    Ninjia Miles, Centenary student Ninjia Miles, Centenary student
    Updated:

    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>>

    La. voucher program enrollment again on the rise

    Updated:

    More than 8,800 students have been awarded vouchers to attend Louisiana private schools with taxpayer dollars in the upcoming school year, a 30 percent growth in the program championed by Gov. Bobby Jindal.
    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.
    Updated:

    (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

    Updated:

    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

    Updated:

    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

    Updated:

    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"

    Updated:

    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

    Updated:

    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.
    • Local NewsMore>>

    • Israeli media say Israeli soldier missing in Gaza

      Israeli media say Israeli soldier missing in Gaza

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:53 AM EDT2014-07-22 09:53:29 GMT
      Israeli media say an Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip.
      Israeli media say an Israeli soldier is missing following a deadly battle in the Gaza Strip.
    • Train goes to Kharkiv with crash victims remains

      Train goes to Kharkiv with crash victims remains

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:51 AM EDT2014-07-22 09:51:57 GMT
      A train bearing the remains of people who died in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Wednesday on their way to the Netherlands.
      A train bearing the remains of people who died in the Malaysia Airlines crash arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Wednesday on their way to the Netherlands.
    • Baby dies while in foster care at East Texas home

      Baby dies while in foster care at East Texas home

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:49 AM EDT2014-07-22 09:49:05 GMT
      Officials say a 2-month-old girl has died at an East Texas home as the woman with whom she was living ran an errand and left several other adults to watch the baby.
      Officials say a 2-month-old girl has died at an East Texas home as the woman with whom she was living ran an errand and left several other adults to watch the baby.
    • Former child molestation accuser slaps candidate

      Former child molestation accuser slaps candidate

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 5:24 AM EDT2014-07-22 09:24:51 GMT
      A slap in the face for a candidate -- literally. A woman who accused a Lafayette County Judge candidate of molestation when she was a child confronted him along with her supporters.It happened in the parking lot of the sheriffs office where the candidate, Barry Reeder, is a deputy. A KTBS 3 News camera captured the slap just as Amanda Killgore's hand smacked his face.Reeder tried walking away from the confrontation. But Killgore came back and threw a small object at Reeder. He had little to s...
      A slap in the face for a candidate -- literally. A woman who accused a Lafayette County Judge candidate of molestation when she was a child confronted him along with her supporters.It happened in the parking lot of the sheriffs office where the candidate, Barry Reeder, is a deputy. A KTBS 3 News camera captured the slap just as Amanda Killgore's hand smacked his face.Reeder tried walking away from the confrontation. But Killgore came back and threw a small object at Reeder. He had little to s...
    • Hazy sunset

      Hazy sunset

      Tuesday, July 22 2014 12:15 AM EDT2014-07-22 04:15:16 GMT
      Hazy Sunset over Bossier CityHazy Sunset over Bossier City
      Hazy, summer weather is back in the ArkLaTex.
      Hazy, summer weather is back in the ArkLaTex.
    • KTBS 3 Storm Team Forecast

      KTBS 3 Storm Team Forecast

      Monday, July 21 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-07-22 03:03:56 GMT
      7 Day Forecast7 Day Forecast

       Here's the 7 day forecast.

       Here's the 7 day forecast.

    • Tropical Depression #2 forms in the Atlantic

      Tropical Depression #2 forms in the Atlantic

      Monday, July 21 2014 10:59 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:59:12 GMT
      TD #2 StatsTD #2 Stats

       Tropical Depression #2 has formed in the central Atlantic and is moving west toward the Caribbean.

       Tropical Depression #2 has formed in the central Atlantic and is moving west toward the Caribbean.

    • Inside Shreveport's Municipal Fire & Police Civil Service Board

      Inside Shreveport's Municipal Fire & Police Civil Service Board

      Monday, July 21 2014 10:04 PM EDT2014-07-22 02:04:46 GMT
      Shreveport's Civil Service BoardShreveport's Civil Service Board
      It may be one of the most interesting public meetings you've never heard of.
      It may be one of the most interesting public meetings you've never heard of.
    Powered by WorldNow
      Powered by WorldNow
      All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KTBS. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
      Advertising | EEO Public File | KTBS 3 Public File | KPXJ 21 Public File