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    Fighting School Violence Video included

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    Although school violence at any level is unacceptable, school leaders say schools are not more dangerous now than they where a decade Ago.One recent tragedy of an in school homicide has put a spotlight on violent behavior in students to the public's attention. More>>

    Interim member chosen for vacant seat on Caddo School Board Video included

    Dorothy Nell Warren Fisher is sworn in as interim Caddo Parish School Board member. Dorothy Nell Warren Fisher is sworn in as interim Caddo Parish School Board member.
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    Caddo School Board members have chosen an interim member to fill the seat left vacant following the death of Lillian Priest of district seven.The board just wrapped up interviews with the seven candidates and they selected Dorothy Nell Warren Fisher. More>>

    Louisiana Tech welcomes largest freshman class since new admission standards put in place Video included

    More than 1,200 students were estimated to attend Louisiana Tech's Freshman Convocation on September 3, 2014. They did not all fit in Howard Auditorium. A couple hundred had to watch via a video feed in the Student Union. More than 1,200 students were estimated to attend Louisiana Tech's Freshman Convocation on September 3, 2014. They did not all fit in Howard Auditorium. A couple hundred had to watch via a video feed in the Student Union.
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    “We really won't know until the 9th class day, but we expect about a 15 percent increase in the size of our freshman class,” said Dr. James King, vice president of the University.

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    Incumbents go head to head in race for Bossier Parish School Board seat Video included

    (Source: Bossier Parish Schools) (Source: Bossier Parish Schools)
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    Over 22,000 students - a record-breaking number for Bossier Parish Schools this year. More>>

    Caddo Parish Life Science Teacher: Highly Effective Video included

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    A group of teachers in Caddo Parish Schools is making the grade, through a program used to measure the efficiency of teacher performance in the classroom. More>>

    TASD Safe Room Grand Opening

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    On Monday, September 15, at 1:00 p.m., the Texarkana Arkansas School District will hold grand openings for safe rooms located on the Union and Trice campuses.  More>>

    Community fights school violence at Natchitoches Central High

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    A community is searching for solutions after the tragic death of Natchitoches central student Johnquaries Smith and the arrest of his classmate Timmy Robinson. More>>

    Univ. of Cent. Arkansas fall enrollment increases

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    Preliminary enrollment figures indicate the University of Central Arkansas has experienced a 1.4 percent increase in overall enrollment for the fall semester and a 1.4 percent increase in first-time undergraduate enrollment.
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    Natchitoches High School Football Player Remembered by Teammates Video included

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    Days after an 18-year-old football player was killed from a head trauma allegedly at the hands of a fellow classmate, his high school football team will take the field without him. More>>

    Northwestern State president interviews Sept. 10

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    Interviews are set for the four Northwestern State University presidential semifinalists.
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    Arkansas High School celebrates grand opening of newly renovated library Video included

    Arkansas High School Library grand opening Arkansas High School Library grand opening
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    Texarkana Arkansas school district celebrated the opening of their newly remodeled library. More>>

    Community college dispute's concurrent enrollment

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    An official with a Pine Bluff-area community college says his school's enrollment is suffering because a four-year university started offering concurrent enrollment at a nearby high school.
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    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    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>>

    • 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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