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Louisiana Education Committee To Discuss Raising TOPS GPA Requirement Today

High School Seniors are graduating all over Acadiana right now, and many are uncertain what the future of their education holds regarding Louisiana's TOPS program. Today, Louisiana's Education Committee will meet to discuss raising the GPA requirement for the program.

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Online Petition Started For Longer Recess In Lafayette Parish Schools

One Change.org group called "Concerned Parents" has started an online petition to hopefully persuade the Lafayette Parish School Board to institute increased recess time for students.

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One Thousand Louisiana Kindergarten Students Suspended

Over 1,000 Louisiana kindergarten students were suspended last year. An educational advisory council hopes to create a way to help students behave better and to help teachers maintain control of their classes.

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Spelling And Grammar No Longer Necessary?

With advances in technology are spelling and grammar still subjects that need to be taught in our schools?

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How to Help a Louisiana Teacher Recover from the Floods

Want to help a Louisiana teacher recover from the floods? Here's how.

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5 Things Your Kid’s Principal Probably Won’t Tell You

Here is an honest appraisal of what educators and administrators don't always speak openly about. As a parent you need to understand how this information can make all the difference in your child's educational experience.

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House Committee Approves School Choice Bill

Should parents have the right to have their child educated at any school in their school district? The House Education Committee appears to be in support of that idea.

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Standardized Testing Underway Across The State

Many Louisiana students are participating in standardized testing this week. What's different about this year's test? We'll explain.

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Cursive Writing Bill Advances Through Louisiana Senate Committee

The lost art of cursive writing will not be lost in Louisiana if one lawmaker has her way.

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Edwards Touts Higher Minimum Wage, Education Reform, Medicare Expansion In Opening Remarks To Legislators

Governor John Bel Edwards addressed the regular session of the Louisiana Legislature yesterday. Besides the budget gap and TOPS, there are some other issues the Governor would like to see legislators tackle.

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