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Tangipahoa schools begin Phase 3 Mon., Sept. 14

Students in 7th and 8th grade will be able to join PreK-6th grade students attending school on campus five days a week. High School students will also begin transitioning back to campus on a staggered entrance, beginning Monday, September 14. If you would like your junior high or high school student to engage in school fully online, you must complete our Full Virtual Intent Form. […]

Drum Roll

Jackson to lead CDL program development

The Center for Development and Learning has hired  DeJunne’ Clark Jackson as the vice president of program development. Jackson, who is a mother of a “double-deficit, comorbid, bright, insightful, and kind-hearted dyslexic child,” has an in-depth knowledge […]

Education

Lucius J. Barker, political scientist who broke racial barriers, has died at 92

Lucius J. Barker, a Stanford University political scientist who specialized in constitutional law, civil liberties and African American politics and served as president of the American Political Science Association, has died. Among his students were politicians Cory Booker, Tony West and Julián and Joaquin Castro. Barker attended and later taught at Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge. […]

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What about school after COVID?

The East Baton Rouge Parish School System is currently developing plans for the 2020-2021 school year. In order for officials to design the safest and most practical back-to-school options, they are asking families to complete […]

Baton Rouge

‘Reach Your Fullest Potential’

Masked up and practicing physical distancing, McKinley Senior High School senior Micah Jones tells East Baton Rouge Parish 2020 graduates to “do all you can do to reach your fullest potential.” Read Jones’ speech along […]