Louisiana Education

Louisiana education department approves new social studies curriculum for K-8 schools

A Louisiana Department of Education steering committee Saturday approved a new version of the standards for Louisiana students learning social studies, updating the content and timeline of what history is taught in public schools. Under the proposed new standards, kindergarten through second grade students will be taught Louisiana and world history at an introductory level.  By […] The post Louisiana education department approves new social studies curriculum for K-8 schools appeared first on Louisiana Illuminator.
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Louisiana Prep Weekly 9-26-21

Live from Walk On’s at Town Center, Cade, Jimmy and Todd begin by discussing the dynamic of having an alumni as Coach or Athletic Director. Next, a recap of the action from last week around the state, including Neville vs Saint Thomas More. Saint Michael’s Head Coach Zach Leger joins the show. Nick Johnson, Saint Michael’s student-athlete of the week joins the show next. Finally, a preview of the games this coming week.
US News and World Report

Louisiana Governor to Give Ethics Speech at Louisiana Tech

RUSTON, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s governor will give a speech about ethics next week at a state university. Gov. John Bel Edwards’ speech will be carried live on Zoom at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Louisiana Tech said in a news release Friday. He will be the 15th speaker in the William...
Leesville Daily Leader

Louisiana high school football scoreboard from Week 4 of LHSAA season

Here are the Louisiana high school football scores from Week 4 of the LHSAA 2021 season. Evangel Christian Academy 42, St. Edmund Catholic 27. S. B. Wright def. Livingston Collegiate Academy, forfeit. Saint Paul's 21, Slidell 10. Salmen 14, Belle Chasse 6. Sam Houston 16, New Iberia 10. Shaw 27,...

Red RiverRadio Spotlight: 13th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

Airs Friday, September 24, 2021, at 11 a.m. Bill Beckett spoke with Dr. Shane Rasmussen, Professor of English and Director, Louisiana Folklife Center at Northwestern State University about the 13th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference which will be hosted by Northwestern State University Saturday, September 25, 2021 beginning at 9 a.m. This is a virtual conference and is open to all. To join in go to For more information call (318) 357-4332.

University of Louisiana system vaccination rates range from low twenties to high seventies

This story was first reported by Louisiana Illuminator and republished with permission. After telling its students in late August that they must get the COVID-19 vaccine, or provide an exemption, in order to enroll in classes next semester, just five of the nine University of Louisiana system schools have reported student vaccination rates above 50 percent.