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Lafayette School Board Member Takes Issue With Green T. Lindon Expansion Proposal

Disagreement arose Wednesday night between Lafayette Parish School System Dr. Pat Cooper and Lafayette Parish School Board members over expansion plans for Green T. Lindon Elementary School in Youngsville.

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C-SPAN Bus Visits Northside High

The bus visited Northside High from 9-11 a.m., and was scheduled to be at South Louisiana Community College from 1- 3 p.m.

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Lafayette Parish Students To Begin Fall Break On Friday

The Fall Break begins Friday, October 25, and lasts through Tuesday, October 29.

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Dog Receives College Degree

The school reportedly didn't bother to do a background check, but accepted a $7,300 check to cover the fee. Pete received his degree a few days later.

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International Day of the Girl Child – October 11, 2013

The United Nations declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child saying it was done in order to "recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world," with an emphasis on a girl's right to education.

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Taylor Swift Education Center to Open in Nashville This Weekend

Taylor Swift's Red Tour wrapped its domestic leg, but the singer remains ever busy. She will take some time off from going to the gym and attending premieres in Los Angeles to head back to her adopted hometown of Nashville, where the Taylor Swift Education Center will open at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.

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Hawaiian Kindergardeners Practice Lockdown Drills
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Lafayette Schools To Conduct Lockdown Drills

Schools throughout the Lafayette Parish School System will conduct lockdown drills over the next few days, according to school system officials Wednesday afternoon.

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Mother and Son Overcome Obstacles to Earn Ph.Ds at Same Ceremony

Like mother, like son.

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Lafayette’s Common Core Spokesperson Addresses Local Concerns

Amy Deslattes, instructional strategist at Lafayette High School and Lafayette Parish's common core spokesperson, spoke with KPEL's Nathan Pike last night to address concerns about the new education standards.

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Reminder: No Schools For Students In Lafayette Parish Friday

The central office will remain open for business, school system officials say.

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Eaton Park Elementary Worksheet
This worksheet distributed to fourth-graders at Abbeville's Eaton Park Elementary has raised controversy because of its use of urban slang.
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Summary Of Vermilion Parish School Board’s Meeting About Inappropriate Material

Remember this story from earlier this week about the Vermilion Parish parent who was upset about the subject matter included in a worksheet her 9 year-old brought home?  Well, there was a school board meeting last night, and they discussed the topic...

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Eaton Park Elementary Worksheet
This worksheet distributed to fourth-graders at Abbeville's Eaton Park Elementary has raised controversy because of its use of urban slang.
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Vermilion Parish Fourth-Grade Worksheet Using Urban Slang Raises Concern

A fourth-grade worksheet in Vermilion Parish that utilizes urban slang is under fire after an Eaton Park Elementary parent came forward with concerns.

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