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Classroom, Debbie Ray
Classroom, Debbie Ray
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Requiring Kindergarteners To Read Could Harm Some, According To Report

A new report from early childhood experts suggests that the Common Core State Standards, which calls for students in kindergarten to be able to read by the time they graduate to first grade, could actually be harmful.

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Audit Bashes SLCC’s Pell Grant Program Compliance

Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera listed several shortfalls within the school’s accounting department.

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School Desks, iStock
School Desks, iStock
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LPSS Annual Report Showing Ups And Downs

Despite some increases, proficiency in some core learning areas is still lacking.

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UL Homecoming Court
UL Homecoming Court
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Madeleine Ortte Will Reign As UL Lafayette’s Homecoming Queen

“Ragin’ Cajuns Ever After” is the theme of this year’s Homecoming at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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Supt. Pat Cooper supplied photo
Supt. Pat Cooper supplied photo
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Superintendent Cooper Loses Two Rounds In Court

It cannot be forgotten that Cooper was elected by the slimmest majority of the Board.

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school bus (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
school bus (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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Lafayette Parish School District Maintain’s ‘B’ Grade

The placement of over-age students was done to decrease discipline problems.

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Another Round Of Lafayette School Board Candidate Forums Scheduled

The forums are organized by the League of Women Voters.

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Dr. Pat Cooper (www1.lpssonline.com)
Dr. Pat Cooper (www1.lpssonline.com)
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Hearing Date Scheduled For Lafayette Superintendent Pat Cooper

Board members will also receive a draft of attorney Dennis Blunt's investigative report.

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Lafayette Parish School System
Lafayette Parish School System
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Lafayette Parish School System Lands $1.8 Million Grant

GEAR UP is a program of the US Dept. of Education designed to prepare low-income students to succeed in post-secondary education.

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UL Lafayette Logo, courtesy of UL Lafayette
UL Lafayette Logo, courtesy of UL Lafayette
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UL Earns Military Friendly School Designation

The designation process includes extensive research and a data-driven survey.

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Classroom, iStock
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State Auditor Releases Nonpartisan Brief On Common Core

The 30-page report describes development of the standards, gives a sample of the changed teaching and outlines other states' use of Common Core.

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Board Of Regents Names 3 Finalists For New Higher Ed Commissioner

The Board of Regents didn't say how many people were interviewed.

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