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Changes To Tenure Protections Lead To More Teachers Leaving Classrooms

The report marks a three-percent loss of the state’s teacher workforce because of the tenure changes.

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John White (Photo Courtesy of louisianabelieves.com)
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State Education Dept. Revises Plans To Improve Public Schools

Superintendent of Education John White proposes plans on how to improve public schools to comply with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act.

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standardizd test sheet (theconversation.com)
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Report Shows Number Of Voided Standardized Tests Down In La.

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Jefferson Parish middle school threw out 145 of its students' state standardized LEAP tests in the 2015-16 school year, the highest number of tests tossed at a single school...

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TOPS Martin Hall
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State Rep. Proposes Raising GPA Requirement For TOPS

Lawmakers are once again proposing more changes to the TOPS scholarship program.

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TOPS KPEL Image
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Higher Ed Leaders Propose Making Big Changes To TOPS

Leaders in Louisiana's higher education system are proposing changes in the number of hours required for college students to retain their TOPS reward.

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Cook and Hazelwood (Photo Courtesy of UL Lafayette)
Cook and Hazelwood (Photo Courtesy of UL Lafayette)
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ULL: Sisters Are 1st Grads In New PhD Program

Its first students to earn a doctorate in educational leadership for higher education are sisters who are both university officials.

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Fall '16 Outstanduing UL Lafayette Grads (Photo Courtesy of UL Lafayette)
Fall '16 Outstanduing UL Lafayette Grads (Photo Courtesy of UL Lafayette)
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UL Lafayette Names Its Fall 2016 Outstanding Graduates

Eight students will be honored during Fall 2016 Commencement ceremonies as the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Alumni Association’s Outstanding Graduates.

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Large Outbreak Of Measles Reported In California
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LPSS, La. Health Officials Warn Of Ark-La-Tex Mumps Outbreaks

Mumps outbreaks in Arkansas and Texas have health officials offering warnings on how to keep kids in Acadiana infection-free.

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LPSS SIgn KPEL Photo
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LPSS Duplicating Academy Of Health Careers At Northside High

The Academy of Health Careers--which is currently hosted at Lafayette High School-- will be duplicated at Northside High School for the 2017-18 school year.

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Science Class Thinkstock
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Online Portal Opens For Review Of Standards For Science

The portal allows parents. teachers and others the opportunity to provide input on Louisiana's Student Standards for science.

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Classroom (Thinkstock)
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Teachers Of Students With Disabilities Receive Federal Grant

Louisiana will receive nearly $6.1 million over five years.

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School Desks, iStock
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Community Schools Model Draws Interest In Lafayette

Lafayette officials are taking a closer look at the concept of community schools.

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