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Teachers Suspected of Bringing Alcohol to Northwood High School Prom

After getting complaints from several parents, 6 teachers or faculty members of Northwood High School in Blanchard have been placed on paid administrative leave. Parents claim some of the teachers were drinking alcohol at the prom on Saturday night. The Caddo School Board has iss

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South Bossier Schools Take ‘Precautionary Measures’ During Search for Armed Man, Issue Lockdown

Sun City, Elm Grove Middle and Bellaire Elementary have issued a lockdown after a man from Shady Grove with reported mental health issues left his home at 2 a.m. carrying guns and ammo.

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Good Luck to Local Students Headed to State Geography Bee

Several local students will represent our area at the state Geography Bee in Baton Rouge on Friday.

EMILY J BROWN COPE MIDDLE SCHOOL

PHILIP JONES ELM GROVE MIDDLE SCHOOL

ALYSSA PHILLIPS WT LEWIS ELEMENTARY

ABIGAIL E GILBERT GLENBROOK SCHOOL MINDEN

KEATON T RUSSO ST MARKS CATHEDRAL SCHOOL

EMMA VICTORIA SOUTHFIELD SCHOOL SHREVEPORT

ETHAN D KULP RIVERSIDE ELEMENTARY

AJAYA L TUMMALA CADDO MIDDLE MAGNET SCHOOL

DYLAN W TYNES FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL

The winner moves on to national competition in May

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Girl, 13, Suspended for Bringing Butter Knife to Cut Fruit at Lunch

A butter knife is causing some major controversy in Attleboro, Massachusetts.

Yes, a butter knife.

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Bossier Parish Teacher Jessica Banet Resigns After Issued Summons

A Princeton Elementary School teacher is in hot water today. 28-year-old Jessica Banet has also been an assistant coach for the Haughton Softball team. She is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a teenage girl on that team

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Parents Can No Longer Hug Other Children in One Maryland School District

I've spent many hours in local schools reading to youngsters, at assemblies and of course at events with my own children. So I am quite shocked to hear about this new policy from a school district in Maryland. Parents can no longer hug any

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What Are the Chances of Sex Education at the Age of 5 in Shreveport or Bossier City Schools? [POLL]

It hasn't happened here in the Ark-La-Tex yet. And maybe it never will. However, if you lived in Chicago, you would have to deal with the possibility of sex education as your child enters Kindergarten.

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Top Louisiana Educator Steve Monaghan Talks Guns in Classrooms, Says Teachers Could Have ‘Make My Day’ Situation

Lots of talk about guns these days. Some even suggest that teachers should be allowed to have guns in their classrooms. This prompted Steve Monaghan, President of the Louisiana Federation of Teachers, to say that's a bad idea.

But he went one step further, envisioning a scenario where a teacher having a rough day could use a gun as a disciplinary tool, or worse.

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[UPDATED] Winter Weather Causes School Closings in Shreveport-Bossier & the Ark-La-Tex

This week's blast of winter weather in Shreveport, Bossier and other nearby cities have led to a round of school closings. Here is how Caddo Parish schools, Northwestern State University and more are dealing with the weather.

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Obama Daughter’s School Has 11 Armed Guards

The conservative website Breitbart.com is reporting that the two daughters of President Barack Obama attend a school where armed guards are present as a matter of fact.

While the President seeks tighter gun control restrictions in the wake of the murders in Newtown, Connecticut, the Washington D.C. school Sidwell Friends, has 11 security officers and is preparin

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Job Market (Finally) Improving for College Grads — Dollars and Sense

For recent college graduates, the economic downturn and very, very slow recovery of the past few years have been brutal. But things may be looking up.

According to the Job Outlook 2013 survey, employers are on track to hire 13 percent more graduates from the class of 2013 than they did for those who walked away with their degrees in 2012.

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School Lunch Changes Spark Protests Around the Country

School lunches have changed across the country and many parents and students are not too happy about what's being served in the lunchrooms.

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