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S.L.C.E. host school board candidate forum for District 7 at LEE High School

S.L.C.E. host school board candidate forum for District 7 at LEE High School

The South Louisiana Coalition (SLCE) for Education host candidate forum at Lee High School. SLCE was formed in 2015 by a group of community educators in Baton Rouge, LA. The members are from the following parishes: East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Point Coupee, Ascension, St. Helena, Avoyelles, and Iberville. SLCE mission is to organize teachers,(…)

SLCE to hold Candidate Forum to bring community-voiced issues directly to candidates

SLCE to hold Candidate Forum to bring community-voiced issues directly to candidates

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Brendan Csaposs at (415) 706-4224 or brendan.csaposs@educationalequity.org.   SLCE to hold Candidate Forum to bring community-voiced issues directly to candidates   Baton Rouge – For the past 2 months, SLCE has been engaging teachers, parents, students, and community members across District 7 in conversations to surface issues they(…)

School and business closures , cancellations due to weather

School and business closures , cancellations due to weather

East Baton Rouge Parish Schools      Closed Tomorrow Ascension Parish Public Schools Closed Today and Tomorrow Assumption Parish Schools Closed Today and Tomorrow Iberville Parish Public Schools Closed Today and Tomorrow; All Iberville Parish Schools and offices will be closed tomorrow. Lafourche Parish Public Schools Closed Today and Tomorrow Nicholls State University Closed Today(…)

Student verifies racially charged face paintings at St. Edmund’s Catholic School

Student verifies racially charged face paintings at St. Edmund’s Catholic School

Eunice, LA (PPN) A student (anonymous) contacted Pen Point News to reveal that the principal of Eunice High School, Mitchell Fontenot is the daughter that allegedly painted the brown faces on students at St. Edmund’s Catholic School. Mitchell Fontenot is also a board member at St. Edmund’s Catholic School. Student says that Mitchell Fontenot daughter(…)

Mayor Broome’s Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Dr. James Gilmore resigns

Mayor Broome’s Assistant Chief Administrative Officer Dr. James Gilmore resigns

BATON ROUGE – An East Baton Rouge Parish Assistant Chief Administrative Officer of the Mayor-President has resigned. On Monday, the mayor’s office confirmed the resignation of James Gilmore. Gilmore had been in charge of overseeing the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination  (BRAVE) crime-fighting initiative for the mayor’s office. Dr. Gilmore released a statement stating his last(…)