North Baton Rouge education rollercoaster needs new solutions

Take any north Baton Rouge student and sit them in Mumford Stadium. Let them groove to the Human Jukebox, marvel at the fancy footwork of the Dancing Dolls, cheer for the football players and soak in the legend of the Bluff – chances are they will leave so excited that even if they weren’t thinking … Continue reading

Louisiana NAACP sends call to action: ‘Baton Rouge, Show up Thursday, July 17’

While the Baton Rouge parent group One Community One School District is encouraging residents to attend a discussion on the harmful effects of School Board Redistricting at 6:30 tonight in the Goodwood Library’s large conference room, the state’s NAACP has a CALL TO ACTION for the community to show up tomorrow at 4:15pm at the school board … Continue reading

Small Business Education Series presents information on school district’s Fair Share Program

At tomorrow’s Small Business Education Series Kick-Off at Southern University’s Global Conference Center, attendees will hear from area experts and small-business owners on various aspects of running a business. This will include information on the East Baton Rouge Parish School System’s new Fair Share Program for women and minority owned businesses.   The series starts … Continue reading

LETTER TO EDITOR: Name Herman Brister as superintendent

There is no reason or need to look or take a step farther to select the next East Baton Rouge Parish school superintendent. We have our very own, and one who knows the job exceptionally well. Why pay a search team to handle this matter? It’s a waste of money. Herman Brister, Ph.D., the chief … Continue reading