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Board votes to join lawsuit challenging Jindal

Board votes to join lawsuit challenging Jindal

BATON ROUGE — Louisiana's state school board on Tuesday jumped into a lawsuit that accuses Gov. Bobby Jindal of illegally meddling in education policy with his efforts to block Common Core education standards.

In a related development, Jindal counter-sued Tuesday, seeking to invalidate Louisiana's participation in the Common Core-related testing consortium.

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BESE votes to join lawsuit challenging Jindal

BESE votes to join lawsuit challenging Jindal

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's state school board is joining a lawsuit against Gov. Bobby Jindal, accusing the governor of illegally meddling in education policy in ...

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Caddo caregiver arrested for theft

Caddo caregiver arrested for theft

SHREVEPORT — Caddo deputies say a 43-year-old Shreveport woman who was employed as caregiver for a 77-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing the woman's ...

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Jindal sets July 17 meeting with education chief

Jindal sets July 17 meeting with education chief

BATON ROUGE — Gov. Bobby Jindal has scheduled a July 17 meeting with Education Superintendent John White to try to negotiate a compromise in their dispute over testing ti...

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Common Core dispute shouldn't delay scores

Common Core dispute shouldn't delay scores

BATON ROUGE — Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration said Thursday that public school fourth-graders and eighth-graders who retook their standardized tests this summer should...

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Shreveport fire chief indicted for malfeasance

Shreveport fire chief indicted for malfeasance

SHREVEPORT— Shreveport Fire Chief Craig Mulford surrendered Thursday to Caddo Parish authorities on charges of malfeasance in office.

A grand jury handed up a secret indic...

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New law stops lawsuits against oil, gas industry

New law stops lawsuits against oil, gas industry

BATON ROUGE — Gov. Bobby Jindal on Friday put his signature on a Senate bill that will help continue coastal restoration work, while stopping lawsuits.

"It wasn't as impor...

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