Some say rodents are a growing problem in Lafayette Parish Schools.
This school year, 11 schools have filed a total of 18 work orders have been filed reporting rodent issues in Lafayette Parish schools. Carencro High has filed five work orders, the most reports this school year. Following closely... more »
Woman's Foundation, Inc. is offering programs offered by the Community Education department at Woman's Foundation, Inc. The Classroom and Schools initiative consist learning programs such as: Kids on the Geaux, Puberty Program, Safe Sitter, Tweens/Teens with Life Choices, Parents and the a Law program. The classes are held from April... more »
With more than 140 arrests in Lafayette Parish Schools, and growing stress for teachers in the classroom, the Lafayette Parish School Board is turning it's focus to fixing disciplinary problems.
Head of School Resource Officers(RSO), Sgt. Mark Francis, said the total number of arrests isn't out of the ordinary... more »
It took 20 years of waiting but today, LSU Eunice finally broke ground on a new building to house the school's continuing education offices, classrooms and auditoriums.
It's a 7.4 million investment in community education. The 42,000 square foot building will provide additional classrooms, which sophomore Erica Lebert said... more »
Louisiana is now among the top 10 percent of classrooms using interactive technology in the U.S.
After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, technology company "Promethean" gave half a million dollars worth of equipment to schools in need, starting a classroom technology boom.
Now Acadiana is now leading the way.... more »
Lafayette's newest high school-- Thibodaux Career and Technical High School-- opened Tuesday.
It is temporarily housed at Acadiana Technical College.
The students say they are getting ready for the real world.
Academically motivated high school freshman Vanessa Sullivan says this school was the obvious choice for her.... more »
First-time teachers say they can never be too ready-- which is why the Lafayette Parish School System holds the "TIPS" program-- Teacher Induction Program for Success.
For the past decade, veteran teachers have helped the rookies prepare.
"I want to be the person who is able to lay... more »