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The Children’s Coalition for Northeast Louisiana has received a $100,000 grant from the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education to pilot new strategies to increase access to and improve the quality of publicly funded early childhood care and education. It is one of six communities across the state selected to guide this work.

Two charter schools in New Orleans will close next year because they have failed to meet the standards to continue operations.

The Algiers Charter Schools Association said the William J. Fischer Accelerated Academy and McDonough No. 32 Literacy Charter School will close in June.

The students at McDonough No 32 are moving to the Fischer campus Wednesday because of low enrollment at both schools.

The academy was one of four schools in the city that serves students expelled from other schools.

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana teachers can get state grants to cover tuition at regionally accredited colleges and universities. The Louisiana Department of Education and the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education said in a news release Friday that the program is competitive, with at least 21 seats available. They say top priority will go to applicants working toward certification to teach science, technology, engineering or math.

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The Louisiana Department of Education and the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) today released the

Louisiana students who successfully complete sequences of coursework in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) may soon be eligible to receive special endorsements on their high school diplomas.