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EBR School Board plans to relocate, merge and expand schools, mostly in north Baton Rouge

EBR School Board plans to relocate, merge and expand schools, mostly in north Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, LA (PPN) – East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thursday decided to speed up advanced plans to merge, expand, and or relocate public schools in north Baton Rouge and surrounding areas. The vote was 6 to 2, with board members Dawn Collins and Kenyetta Nelson-Smith voting no; board member Vereta Lee abstained.(…)

Council On Aging Executive Director Tasha Clark-Amar releases a statement-“The TRUTH”

Council On Aging Executive Director Tasha Clark-Amar releases a statement-“The TRUTH”

Baton Rouge- Today State Representative C. Denise Marcelle called  a press conference to defend allegations of coercion and state ethic rule violations against Council On Aging Executive Director Tasha Clark-Amar. The family of a 95-year old woman, Helen Plummer, claims that Tasha Clark-Amar and a member of the Council On Aging’s board of directors, Dorothy(…)

Rep. Denise Marcelle to hold press conference on alleged Council on Aging attacks

Rep. Denise Marcelle to hold press conference on alleged Council on Aging attacks

Baton Rouge, LA (PPN) – State Representative C. Denise Marcelle invites the public to join her on Monday, April 3, at 10:30 a.m on the steps of 222 St. Louis Street as she holds a press conference to address the alleged attacks against the East Baton Rouge Council on Aging and its Executive Director Tasha Clark-Amar. Marcelle made the(…)

Louisiana governor loses in clash over education redesign

Louisiana governor loses in clash over education redesign

Baton Rouge, LA (PPN) – Louisiana’s top public school board did not a knowledge Governor John Bel Edwards requests and moved ahead Wednesday with plans to submit a redesign of state education policies to the federal government next month. Edwards suggested to have the plan delayed until mid-September, saying it needed more work but the state Board of(…)

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