Governor John Bel Edwards and First Lady Donna Edwards encourages schools to participate in the school breakfast challenge to help reduce childhood hunger. Donna Edwards says schools that take action and make sure kids eat breakfast can win up to one-thousand dollars in cash and other great prizes. Edwards says research shows one in four children in Louisiana struggles with hunger. The First Lady knows as a former teacher that if children have a healthy start to their day, it will lead to...
BATON ROUGE — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards released a letter he sent to Louisiana higher education system presidents requesting that they conduct a thorough review of all policies related to hazing and drug and alcohol abuse among Greek organizations and all other university sanctioned groups. The governor plans to partner with them to promote a positive and safe learning environment on all Louisiana college campuses. Below is an excerpt from the governor’s letter: “It is up to us to do...
Accounting, CIS, healthcare, and manufacturing are the in-demand career sectors in north Louisiana according to workforce development experts. KEDM's Policy and a Pint dug into the subject at an open public forum on workforce issues. Panelists and audience members agreet that the future of our workforce is children. Panelists fielded many questions about STEM education and the educational foundation being laid by our area educators. The KEDM Policy and a Pint public forum was held Tuesday,...
- $1,518,372 For Louisiana Parks And Outdoor Recreation Through Land And Water Conservation Fund
- Breakfast Challenge seeks to Reduce child Hunger in Louisiana
- Lieutenant Governor Nungesser Announces Release of Encore Louisiana Commission Application and Guide
- The Autism Center At ULM To Host Two Workshops On Oct. 12
- Gov. Edwards Requests Universities To Review Hazing, Drug And Alcohol Abuse Policies