East Baton Rouge residential area looks forward to big changes

[BATON ROUGE] – Within a five-mile radius sits a quiet residential area of East Baton Rouge Parish that will soon see big changes. The Southeast Baton Rouge Community School District, a proposed school district to pull 10 East Baton Rouge Parish schools from the system into a new system, has passed through the Senate, and
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Highly urbanized North Baton Rouge to see new communities

[BATON ROUGE]- A highly developed urban area of North Baton Rouge will soon see two new low income townhome communities.  Crews broke ground April 12 on Autumn Place and Willow Creek Townhomes. Both communities will replace two existing communities. Willow Creek Townhomes, located behind Early K. Long Hospital, will replace Hospital Plaza Apartments on Quida
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Educational legislation resolution rejected

[BATON ROUGE] – House Bills 974 regarding teacher tenure and House Bill 976 regarding the Student Scholarship for Education Excellence Program are pending house final passage at Louisiana Legislative Session today in the midst of LEAP testing. Louisiana state senators voted against the urge and request for public hearings on certain education legislation to be
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Failing schools call for action

[BATON ROUGE] – Residents in East Baton Rouge Parish are coming together in hopes of forming a new school district. Norman Browning and a group of concerned residents formed an organization, Local Schools for Local Children, are taking action. Board members met with the community on Feb. 21 at Woodlawn Baptist Church to inform the
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SGA getting engaged

The Southeastern Student Government Association members are preparing to get engaged. Student senators and officers met on Feb. 6 to discuss the upcoming events that will allow them to interact and speak with Southeastern students about getting involved in the university. Rachel Bourgeois, SGA coordinator, pumped up the senators at the meeting with her act
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SELU students making news

Southeastern University students will be competing this February at the Southeast Journalism Conference (SEJC).  The three-day conference will be hosted by the University of Tennessee-Martin on Feb. 9. The conference will offer competitions in 14 journalism categories.  Some categories include television reporting, news writing, photojournalism and multimedia. The 21 students attending from Southeastern will compete
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