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  • School Recycling Issues Growing in Lafayette Parish

    August 26, 2013 6:26 PM

    Recycling could be a thing of the past for several Lafayette Parish schools. For years, recycling services were free, but starting next month, schools will have to foot the bill. Every year, Lafayette High recycles more than 120-thousand gallons of material, that's more than 10-thousand gallons each month.... more »
  • School system avoids state takeover

    March 27, 2012 9:50 AM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - The Fiscal Review Committee has decided the state will continue to monitor the St. Landry Parish School System's finances, but it will not appoint a state fiscal adviser to take control of the situation. The Daily World reports the committee was satisfied with the school board's... more »
  • Zachary school system gets overhaul

    February 10, 2012 10:21 AM

    ZACHARY, La. (AP) - The Zachary Community School Board has approved a reorganization of the central office and the transfer of some school administrators stemming from a coming move to national standards in four "core subjects" and the construction of a new school. The Advocate reports Superintendent Warren Drake recommended,... more »
  • School system denies wrongdoing in child's death

    June 15, 2011 10:02 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Lafayette Parish School System has denied any wrongdoing or negligence in the March bus accident that ended in a 6-year-old boy being dragged to his death. The school system and bus driver, through their attorney Dawn Morris, last week filed responses to two wrongful death... more »
  • Facebook Founder Pouring $100 Million into Newark's School System

    September 23, 2010 4:47 PM

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is about to make a lot of new friends: The 26-year-old tycoon is pouring $100 million of his staggering fortune into Newark's blighted school system after hitting it off with the mayor of the poverty-stricken city. The donation - which is being... more »
  • Lafayette Parish School System Social Worker Arrested

    April 30, 2010 11:34 AM

    LAFAYETTE, LA. (AP) - Drug agents have arrested a social workerwith the Lafayette Parish school system after they discovered illegal drugs in her apartment. Lafayette Metro Narcotics Task Force Capt. John Babin tells The Advocate that 40-year-old Leah Arceneaux was arrested Thursday. Babin says Arceneaux was booked with possession with... more »
  • H1N1 vaccine clinics available in Lafayette area

    December 1, 2009 1:29 PM

    The State Department of Health and Hospitals in partnership with the Lafayette Parish School System will provide the 2009 H1N1 vaccine to Lafayette Parish students (Pre-K3 through 12) and faculty on Saturday, December 5th from 10am to 4pm. There are five sites where the clinics will be offered; families are... more »
  • State Rep. Hardy responds to actions at LPSS meeting

    November 11, 2009 1:45 PM

    Office of State Rep. Rickey Hardy District 44 - Lafayette November 11, 2009 Everyone knows that the education, safety, and welfare of our children here in Lafayette are matters very near and dear to my heart. With that in mind, the hyperbolic statements by Director of Curriculum... more »

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