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Teachers in the area were honored this week during KPLC – Billy Navarre Teacher Appreciation Week 2013. Gift Certificates were given to each teacher for one free tire rotation and car wash. As partMore >>
Teachers in the area were honored this week during KPLC – Billy Navarre Teacher Appreciation Week 2013. More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:43 PM EDT2013-05-21 18:43:04 GMT
Travis Matte and the Kingpins will take the stage at "Downtown at Sundown" in Lake Charles from 6:15 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, May 24. Since 2004, the group has blended together various musical stylesMore >>
Travis Matte and the Kingpins will take the stage at Downtown at Sundown in Lake Charles from 6:15 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, May 24.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:39 AM EDT2013-05-21 15:39:23 GMT
It's not the scenario the Cameron Parish School Board thought they would be facing. "I would like to say that I'm ashamed of Cameron Parish. They voted to pass the road and bridge and the health unitMore >>
The Cameron Parish School Board is searching to offset nearly $4 million after voters decided not to renew to tax propositions earlier this month. As KPLC's Lee Peck reports, while they're set to give it another try, they'll have to find a way to cut costs in the meantime.More >>
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BATON ROUGE, LA (KPLC) -
Two area schools are not on the state's approved list for student vouchers, according to information released Tuesday by the Louisiana Department of Education.
The schools, Eternity Christian in Westlake and BeauVer Christian Academy in DeRidder, were not among the schools listed on the state's "approved tuition and fees" list.
St. Theodore's Holy Family Catholic School and Our Lady's School, both in Calcasieu, however, are on the state list.
Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) officials on Tuesday adopted the state's proposed accountability system and criteria for nonpublic school participation in the Louisiana Scholarship Program.
Education officials, in a departmental news release, said the criteria will serve as a "common bar for performance among all schools and swift consequences if programs do not achieve."
State Education Superintendent John White also provided an update on the ongoing process of student choice and assignment, announcing that the state has initially extended 5,600 scholarship offers to students to participate in the program.