17 min ago | National Geographic
During BioBlitz 2013, nearly 3,000 volunteer scientists, families, students, teachers, and others embarked on a crash course in the biological diversity of the 23,000-acre Barataria Preserve of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve in Marrero, La., across the Mississippi River from the French Quarter of New Orleans.
2 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune
The public packed the state Capitol on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 for debate on a resolution to block implementation of the Common Core education standards.
3 hrs ago | NOLA.com
School social worker Niki Madere carries a sign stating rewards that are possible to earn for good test scores during a LEAP Pep Rally Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at Joshua Butler Elementary School in Westwego.
5 hrs ago | Nwlanews.com
Emergency personnel respond to a one-vehicle accident at approximately 10:30 a.m. Tuesday on U.S. Hwy.
5 hrs ago | Nwlanews.com
Using a grant supplied by the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, law enforcement officers are gearing up and buckling down to watch for seat belt and child restraint violators, beginning this week.
6 hrs ago | NOLA.com
The main English-language daily newspaper in Vietnam had a front-page story on Wednesday mentioning Louisiana officials and others who are participating in the Deltas 2013 Vietnam conference there this week in Ho Chi Minh City.
10 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette
The West Feliciana Parish School Board has agreed to join a cooperative of Louisiana school districts that hope to save money through bulk purchases of computers and software and by devising curriculum and online courses.
A state House panel on Tuesday endorsed a measure putting Planned Parenthood operations in Louisiana under scrutiny as it prepares to build a health center in New Orleans where abortions will be provided.
After a group of local environmental groups filed suit challenging a recent vote to halt a new statewide energy-efficiency program without public comment, the Louisiana Public Service Commission plans to revisit the issue next month.
State senators rejected a proposal on Monday for Louisiana to offer government-subsidized health insurance to the working poor through the federal health overhaul law known as the Affordable Care Act.
Louisiana Education Superintendent John White and state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education President Chas Roemer defend the 2013-2014 Minimum Foundation Program, or MFP, formula to lawmakers on Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal was in Bayou Corne Monday afternoon to hold a news conference on the current status of the giant sinkhole in Grand Bayou.
David Rainey, a former BP vice president during the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion, leaves federal court after being arraigned on obstruction of a federal investigation in New Orleans on Nov.
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Louisiana officials on Monday tour the Can Gio Mangrove Forest southeast of Ho Chi Minh City.
A new audit says the state education department had gaps in its monitoring of the academic performance of Louisiana's charter schools.