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Source: Education Week

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-03-17 08:43:40 -0700 | education-news

La. (AP) The state is ordering a comprehensive review of the records of recent East Baton Rouge Parish public high school graduates. Officials tell The Advocate (http://bit.ly/Nn33j4 ) a limited audit found that some students earned grades or credits that...
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Source: Education Week

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-04-15 07:00:50 -0700 | education-news

La. (AP) Eight lawmakers asked Gov. Bobby Jindal on Monday to scrap plans to use tests associated with the Common Core education standards, a proposal that Jindal called "a viable option" if the Legislature won't vote to jettison the tests....
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Source: Miami Herald

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-04-07 00:47:01 -0700 | political-news

A look at preparations by Gov. Bobby Jindal, R-La., for a potential 2016 presidential campaign: Nondenial denial: "My honest answer is I don't know what I'm going to be doing in 2016."...But his moves toward managed-care privatization in health care...
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Source: Miami Herald

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-03-25 03:31:49 -0700 | business-news

Gov. Bobby Jindal has appointed a former commissioner of administration to the nine-member board that regulates the state's gambling industry. Jindal named Dennis Stine, of Sulphur, to the Louisiana Gaming Control Board in his most recent round of board and...
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Source: National Public Radio

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-04-16 01:06:17 -0700 | political-news

Sending A Message' The authority is responsible for maintaining an elaborate new levee system built after Hurricane Katrina, an endeavor expected to cost about $40 million a year. And it's not the only one looking for energy companies to pay...
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Source: The Boston Globe

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-04-07 17:20:45 -0700 | sports-news

La. (AP) The sport of chicken boxing'' doesn't have many friends in the Louisiana Senate. Senators refused Monday to protect chicken boxing from Louisiana's ban on cockfighting, despite pleas from their colleague, Sen. Elbert Guillory, R-Opelousas. Guillory said chicken boxing...
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Breaking News: After serving prison sentence, former Louisiana Gov. Edwards to run for Congress
 
Source: Fox News

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-03-18 13:40:54 -0700 | political-news

La.   Three years after his release from a federal prison, 86-year-old former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards announced Monday that he will enter the race for Louisiana's 6th Congressional District, ending months of speculation about his political future.
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Source: Miami Herald

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-04-08 11:59:51 -0700 | business-news

A proposal that would keep Louisiana from licensing new payday lenders has failed to win support from a House committee that has been sympathetic to the industry. The House Commerce Committee voted 10-6 Tuesday against the proposal by Baton Rouge...
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Source: The Sacramento Bee

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-03-12 12:49:20 -0700 | technology-news

The East Baton Rouge Council on Aging continues to operate at a deficit of about $400,000 a year and a new audit out this week questions the agency's viability due to increasing demands that outpace funding...At this time, there are...
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Source: Miami Herald

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-04-14 12:00:54 -0700 | business-news

Now that lawmakers have shot down efforts to cap annual interest rates for payday loans, supporters for stricter regulations of the storefront lenders are rallying behind another strategy. They're backing a bill by Bogalusa Sen. Ben Nevers that would limit...
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Source: PR Newswire

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-04-09 13:24:48 -0700 | business-news

Bovarri as Executive Vice President , April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Data Center Owner and Midmarket IT services provider, Bovarri, greets Charles Jumonville as its latest executive team member. Bovarri after an award winning career with the in various executive...
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Source: Fox

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-03-18 12:05:58 -0700 | political-news

La.   Three years after his release from a federal prison, 86-year-old former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards announced Monday that he will enter the race for Louisiana's 6th Congressional District, ending months of speculation about his political future.
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Source: Star Tribune

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-04-08 13:04:05 -0700 | sports-news

The Vikings will be in Baton Rouge on Wednesday to check out quarterback Zach Mettenberger at LSU's pro day and, according to my colleague Master Tesfatsion , they will also meet with Mettenberger privately, something they have done with other...
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Source: Forbes

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-04-11 16:23:21 -0700 | business-news

Some are interesting, others useful, and on rare occasions, one turns out to be downright memorable. Such was the Dent Conference , held two weeks ago in Sun Valley, a pristine Idaho Ski resort.  About 150 thinkers and doers gathered...
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Source: Miami Herald

Baton Rouge :: LA :: USA | updated 2014-03-18 12:42:42 -0700 | business-news

Parish school boards and state government won't have to come up with larger-than-expected contributions to fund pension plans for their employees in the next budget year. An actuarial committee for the state's public retirement systems sidelined proposals Tuesday that would...
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