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Slash in funding makes state behind in university grads
New LSU president King Alexander said during an address in Baton Rouge recently that the United States is falling behind other nations in higher education and that Louisiana is not keeping pace eve...
Nov 02, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Edwin plays along on must-miss television
When the previews of “The Governor’s Wife” first aired, my response was that it would be both unwatchable and unmissable, much like a train wreck. It was that way in viewing its debut on A&E Sunday...
Oct 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Europe mulls sanctions over US spying
BERLIN (AP) — The United States could lose access to an important law enforcement tool used to track terrorist money flows, German officials said Monday, as Europe weighs a response to allegations ...
Oct 31, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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State funding cuts, tuition increase are dark clouds
There could be more jobs created in Louisiana during the next two years than at any time in the state’s history according to a report from LSU economists, and that raises questions about whether th...
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Community college may build at LSUA
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) — Officials with Louisiana State University at Alexandria are touting a plan for a community college to build on its campus. Central Louisiana Technical Community College is lo...
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It will be interesting to see how legislators handle Common Core
The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education took a stab during its recent meeting at resolving some of the controversy over the Common Core standards imposed on public schools but see...
Oct 30, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cassidy can’t catch a break
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In his bid to be Louisiana's next U.S. senator, Congressman Bill Cassidy can't quite catch a break. The Baton Rouge Republican is trying to navigate the tricky political ter...
Oct 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Influence of legislative auditor growing
When he was nominated for the position of legislative auditor in 2010, Daryl Purpera told then Times-Picayune reporter, now Senior Audit Analyst Ed Anderson in his office, “What we want to be is a ...
Oct 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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High poverty rates influence education and plague state
The percentage of Louisiana public school students that come from low income households is the third highest in the nation, and that is clearly a factor in the state’s historically poor ratings on ...
Oct 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Northwestern honors long line of distinguished grads
Homecoming celebrations offer opportunities for universities to focus attention on prominent alumni, and Northwestern honored an impressive and diverse group of its graduates when the school commem...
Oct 26, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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