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Jindal-backed voucher program grows

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Nearly 8,000 students have been approved for state-funded tuition to private schools of their choice under the statewide voucher program that is going into its second year.

That's about 3,000 more than last year, and the state said more are expected to be approved in June after a second round of applications.

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Senators reject repeal of Science Education Act

BATON ROUGE (AP) — A Louisiana law that allows public school science teachers to use supplemental materials in their classrooms will remain on the books, despite criticis...

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Local News

SB 204: Community College funds moving through channels

SB 204: Community College funds moving through channels

With 24 amendments tacked on to it, Sen. Robert Adley's bill 204 has passed from the Finance Committee back to the Senate floor where it was approved and awaits a third r...

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HB 160: COMPASS direction pending in House

HB 160: COMPASS direction pending in House

There may not be cause for celebration just yet for House Bill 160, which would make the COMPASS evaluation a pilot program for this year.

"There is no celebration yet, be...

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Local News

Bobbing for Numbers

Bobbing for Numbers

Total Resource Campaign (TRC) members practiced their diving and swimming skills Tuesday during their weekly lunch meeting. This year's TRC theme is "Cruisin' to New Heig...

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Taking an Oath

Taking an Oath

26th Judicial District Judge Jeff Cox (from left) swears in Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers Cher Peters and Lyn Stubbs, as the two newest volunteers th...

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Sarepta woman injured in crash

A Webster Parish woman was seriously injured in an early morning crash Tuesday.

According to Louisiana State Police Troop G, shortly after 8:30 a.m., a 2012 Chevrolet Equi...

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