A state Education Department analysis of the latest standardized test results for public school students in grades three through eight shows the state continues to make incremental overall improvement with a long way to go.
Speaking after Wednesday's conclusion of conference meetings in Destin, Fla., Commissioner Karl Benson said Sun Belt members are comfortable with having 11 teams in 2014, and do not want to rush to add another school simply so the conference can hold a championship game for football.
Here's your daily look at late-breaking national and international news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday, May 23, 2013:
The City-Parish Council on Tuesday voted 7-2 in favor of granting motorists with outstanding SafeLight/SafeSpeed and parking tickets an amnesty period during which they can pony up for the cost of the citations without having to pay the late fee.
There’s no understanding the Louisiana Senate’s stance against SB 200 — a bill proposed by Sen. Fred Mills, R-Parks, calling for a delay of the plans by AGL Resources to expand its natural gas storage caverns beneath Lake Peigneur.
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