Education

Don Ames
May 24, 2018 - 6:05 pm
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies say a former Covington teacher has been arrested after allegedly smoking marijuana with a group of students. According to the STPSO, 29-year-old Michael Williams was booked into the parish jail Thursday morning, charged with eight counts of contributing to the...
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May 21, 2018 - 3:43 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Mass demonstrations at the Capitol, petitions to lawmakers, and a statewide strike are among the actions a majority of teachers who answered a union's survey said they are willing to take in a quest for better pay, according to results released Monday. The Louisiana Federation of...
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Abdul Aziz Sheikh, center, father of Sabika Sheikh, a victim of a shooting at a Texas high school, shows a picture of his daughter in Karachi, Pakistan, Saturday, May 19, 2018. The Pakistani foreign exchange student is among those killed in the shooting, according to a leader at a program for foreign exchange students and the Pakistani Embassy in Washington, D.C. Megan Lysaght, manager of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study Abroad program (YES), sent a letter to students in the program confirming that Sabika Sheikh was killed in the shooting. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
May 20, 2018 - 2:10 pm
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — A 17-year-old student looking forward to celebrating his family's new swimming pool and a substitute teacher whose home frequently hosted family gatherings were among the 10 people killed in a mass shooting at a Texas high school. Friends and family members of the eight...
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A student, left, reacts after retrieving her belongings inside Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Students and teachers were allowed to return to parts of the school to gather their belongings. A gunman opened fire inside the school Friday, May 18, killing several people. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 19, 2018 - 9:51 pm
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The suspect in the Texas school shooting began his attack by firing a shotgun through an art classroom door, shattering a glass pane and sending panicked students to the entryway to block him from getting inside, witnesses said. Dmitrios Pagourtzis fired again through the...
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Baseball players from Santa Fe High School and Kingwood Park High School come together around the pitching mound to say a prayer before their game in Deer Park, Texas, Saturday, May 19, 2018. A gunman opened fire inside Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, killing at least 10 people. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 19, 2018 - 7:18 pm
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the mass shooting at a Texas high school (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A Santa Fe high school baseball team member who suffered a head wound in the shooting attended the school's playoff game Saturday. Team member Rome Shubert was dressed in a team jersey but in...
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Law enforcement officers talk as a car is towed away in the Mt. Zion High School parking lot as part of an investigation into a shooting Friday, May 18, 2018, in Jonesboro, Ga. The lot was being used as an overflow lot for the Perry Learning Center Graduation when the incident occurred. One person was killed and another wounded when an argument led to a shooting outside a high school graduation ceremony Friday night in metro Atlanta, police said. (AP Photo/John Amis)
May 19, 2018 - 6:27 pm
JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Police announced the arrests of two people Saturday in a fatal shooting outside a high school graduation ceremony in Georgia. One woman was killed and another was wounded by gunfire Friday night following an argument in a high school parking lot across from the Clayton County...
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May 19, 2018 - 3:57 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The new president of Loyola University New Orleans is the first non-Jesuit and the first woman to run the school since its founding in 1912. Tania Tetlow has been serving as senior vice president and chief of staff at Tulane University. She'll take over in September as Loyola's...
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May 17, 2018 - 5:31 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) _ It would be clear that concealed carry permit holders in Louisiana are allowed to bring their firearms up to the edge of a school campus under a measure heading to the governor's office. The House on Thursday gave final passage to the proposal by a vote of 88-6. Republican...
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St. Tammany Parish School District
Jim Hanzo
May 17, 2018 - 6:45 am
There is a good chance that St. Tammany Parish public schools will have uniformed police on campuses along with requiring that all public school students wear uniforms. It is in reaction to the latest mass school shooting in Florida. Right now all but six St. Tammany schools require their students...
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May 16, 2018 - 7:58 am
(WWL.com) -- Public School teachers are speaking out about having to pay for school supplies for their students. A report from the National Center of Education Statistics finds that teachers are spending about $480 a year from their own pockets on notebooks, pens, and other supplies without...
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