Five former University of Louisiana at Lafayette softball players are asking to join a 2018 lawsuit their former coach filed against the university and its representatives.
Joey Comeaux shared the now infamous Facebook video of a student fight at Acadiana High School that resulted in a mom's arrest as a warning to his community.
When Maegan Adkins-Barras watched a video of a fight that happened at Acadiana High School, she instantly felt sick to her stomach.
The Lafayette Parish School Board agreed Wednesday to early release nearly $4 million in general fund money to pay for new elementary textbooks for the 2019-2020 school year, a move that will springboard the district’s elementary English curriculu…
U.S. News & World Report gave high marks to five degree programs at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in its 2020 Best Graduate Schools national rankings released Tuesday, according to a news release from UL. U.S. News & World Repor…
Maegan Adkins-Barras, the Acadiana High School mom who was arrested for posting a video of a student fight on social media, is questioning a Monday Facebook post by the school regarding its cell phone policy.
The architect for T.M. Landry College Prep school submitted documents Monday to the State Fire Marshal's Office, board chairman Greg Davis said.
Students at T.M. Landry College Prep School could be attending class at a Lafayette location on Moss Street when they return from the Mardi Gras break Thursday, board chairman Greg Davis said Friday.
Jeremy Hidalgo, District 9 Lafayette Parish School Board member, announced Thursday that he is not seeking re-election to the school board. Instead, Hidalgo will be a candidate for the new Lafayette Parish Council District 3.
District 5 Lafayette Parish School Board member Britt Latiolais has announced he is seeking a second term in the Oct. 12 election.
Update: The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating whether T.M. Landry will be allowed to open in its new location
The Acadiana High School mother who posted a video of a fight last week on the school's campus won't be prosecuted, Keith Stutes, district attorney for the 15th Judicial District, said Tuesday.
Acadiana residents with concerns about public education will have an opportunity to ask questions and voice their concerns Thursday at a town hall meeting at 5 p.m. at David Thibodaux STEM Magnet Academy.
Students who are held back in eighth grade are more likely to commit a violent crime by the time they turn 25, according to a study of Louisiana students by the National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Lafayette Parish School Board on Tuesday authorized the search for an interim superintendent, leaving it to the next board taking office in January to hire a permanent one.
The Lafayette Parish School Board will hold a special meeting Tuesday to discuss the search for a new superintendent. Superintendent Donald Aguillard announced in January he is retiring when his contract expires in May. He has served in Lafayette …
A public fundraising effort is underway to restore a historic building at the edge of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus.
Gueydan High School was closed Monday and is expected to remain closed Tuesday because of a bat infestation, said Vermilion Parish Schools Superintendent Jerome Puyau.
The best-kept secret in West Feliciana Parish was announced with plenty of pomp Thursday as The Milken Family Foundation awarded its “Oscars of Education” to Bains Elementary fifth-grade teacher Stephanie Whetstone. The prestigious honor comes wit…
EUNICE — The Diocese of Lafayette has released a statement about a racist photo that a St. Edmund High School student posted on social media on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Lafayette Parish School Superintendent Donald Aguillard is retiring after four years on the job, effective when his contract expires in May.
Louisiana State Police will be handling the abuse allegations at T.M. Landry Preparatory School, taking over from the Breaux Bridge Police Department.
A news story on campus hunger led to a revelation on the part of University of Louisiana-Lafayette assistant dean Pearson Cross. If students, faculty and staff on other campuses aren’t eating enough, then some at UL-Lafayette are surely going hung…
The Vermilion Parish School Board violated the state’s Open Meeting Law in January when it forcibly removed a teacher from a meeting after she objected to a pay raise for the superintendent, a state district court judge has ruled.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Police at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette are investigating two racist messages found on campus this week.
The suspensions of Sigma Chi fraternity and Delta Delta Delta sorority at University of Louisiana at Lafayette may have involved hazing and possible underage drinking, KATC-TV is reporting.
Two additional Lafayette Parish School System officials have been added as defendants to a whistle blower lawsuit claiming the “Schools of Choice” program is rife with illegal discrimination.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette officials are trying to set the record straight: No, students are not being forced to pay $999 for an accounting textbook.
Lafayette native Zachary Henry spent a lot of time in high school doing two things that, at the time, seemed to have nothing in common: engrossing himself in Ken Burns documentaries and producing hip hop tracks on equipment he purchased with savin…
The Lafayette Parish School Board unanimously agreed Wednesday to rename Plantation Elementary to Corporal Michael Middlebrook Elementary School, honoring the Lafayette police officer killed last fall in the line of duty.
The Vermilion Parish School Board has placed Superintendent Jerome Puyau on administrative leave while the school system investigates allegations concerning his "character and competence."
Eleven high school seniors — eight from the New Orleans area, two from Lafayette and one from Shreveport — were named Monday as winners of National Merit college scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,000 a year.
LSU President F. King Alexander remains the highest-paid president of a public university in Louisiana and collects more than the national average, according to a report released Sunday.
Louisiana's statewide 2017-2018 LEAP test score results show about one in three students achieved the new benchmark -- mastery -- in math, English and science, a similar percentage to last year, according to results released Tuesday morning.
DENHAM SPRINGS — For a lot of high school kids, you couldn't pay them to go to summer school. In Livingston Parish and other parishes, not only can you pay them, you can give them classroom credit and job skills, too.
Joshua Caffery, a published folklorist, poet, and Grammy-nominated musician and producer, is taking the helm as director of the Center for Louisiana Studies at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Lafayette Parish School System administrators Annette Samec and Robin Olivier, who are defendants in a federal civil-rights lawsuit, are on leave, Chief Administrative Officer Joe Craig confirmed on Wednesday.
Sixty-seven graduating seniors from the New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette areas are receiving scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,000 a year, the third group of winners in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
High school seniors from the New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette areas captured 25 of the 30 Louisiana scholarships announced Wednesday, the second group of winners in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
Four Baton Rouge high school seniors were among nine in Louisiana named in the first group of winners in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
A federal lawsuit filed April 14 claims admissions to Lafayette Parish School System magnet programs are rife with illegal discrimination, which the programs were created to alleviate.
A key education group Thursday recommended a $40 million increase in state aid for public schools, the second such endorsement this week.