Education

Jim Hanzo
Chris Miller
August 14, 2019 - 12:39 pm
Tulane University is a top school for partying, according to annual rankings from The Princeton Review . The school comes in at number five, with Syracuse, Alabama, Delaware, and West Virginia University in spots 1-4. With a tuition of $50,780, it's the most expensive school in the publication's...
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Jim Hanzo
August 12, 2019 - 6:07 am
Tulane University is no longer operating on Mississippi's Gulf Coast. Students at the satellite campus roughly 90-miles from New Orleans took their last final exam Thursday, the last day of classes for the campus in Biloxi. The campus has been in Biloxi since 2001. The university announced the...
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August 03, 2019 - 10:39 am
Thousands of Louisiana's college students face a surprising change as they start courses this month and pay their registration bills: Their costs for attending class aren't rising. For years, many students across Louisiana's public university campuses faced repeated tuition hikes, and more recently...
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David Blake
August 02, 2019 - 12:13 pm
Beginning in fall, all Louisiana public schools will have to display "In God We Trust" and educate students about the origin of the motto. The law was written by Baton Rouge Senator Regina Barrow, who says the motto must at minimum be displayed on a paper sheet. "It’s going to be at the discretion...
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Don Ames
July 27, 2019 - 12:25 pm
After LSU unveiled its multi-million dollar athletic complex for the football team this week, some alumni want to put the focus back on academics. LSU Alum Ginger Gibson isn’t faulting the University for building the new state of the art facility, but she also believes students deserve and need a...
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Thomas Perumean
July 23, 2019 - 5:58 am
Sparked by an internal complaint an investigation into allegations of grade fixing at Harvey's Helen Cox High School has resulted in the suspension of the school's principal and three administrators. According to Times-Picayune/New Orleans Advocate says five students appeared to have benefitted...
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UHCNO
June 29, 2019 - 8:17 pm
The University of Holy Cross has a new leader at the helm. The university, in a news release Saturday, said 46-year-old Dr. Stanton F. McNeely III has been elected to lead the school after a nationwide search that began in April. McNeely, a native New Orleanian, is a product of the city's Catholic...
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June 28, 2019 - 5:43 pm
Tyler Nunez, Assistant Editor of Tiger Rag The LSU Board of Supervisors Athletics Committee meeting was short, sweet and productive. The nine items listed on the agenda for the committee — which included an updated role and significant raise in pay for Deputy Athletic Director Verge Ausberry as...
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Don Ames
June 22, 2019 - 11:41 am
A lawsuit filed in Baton Rouge says Louisiana imposes onerous and unconstitutional permit requirements on people who braid hair for a living. The suit was filed by three practitioners of natural hair braiding techniques practiced widely in African American communities. The suit says it's difficult...
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Thomas Perumean
June 21, 2019 - 3:29 pm
Half the graduating class of 2019 at John F. Kennedy High School in Gentilly will have to complete additional coursework and take exams in order to receive their diplomas. New Beginnings School Foundation made the announcement today after a grade fixing scandal saw the resignation of New Beginnings...
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