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9:28am

Fri June 26, 2015
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Physicians to host free seminar on gynecologic cancer in Shreveport

Credit Foundation for Women's Cancer website

The Chicago-based Foundation for Women’s Cancer will present a free seminar in Shreveport on Saturday, June 27, for survivors of gynecologic cancer.

    

Oncology experts from the Willis Knighton Health System and the Feist-Weiller Cancer Center will discuss topics such as gynecological testing, vaccination, and survivorship.  Most of the eight physicians leading the informational seminar come from Shreveport and New Orleans. The event will also educate friends and family members about the psychological and medical needs of cancer survivors.

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9:24am

Fri June 26, 2015
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Louisiana education leader takes teacher concerns to National Education Association meeting

Debbie Meaux of Vermilion Parish serves as president of the Louisiana Association of Educators.
Credit Louisiana Association of Educators website.

Nearly 9,000 educators from across the country will begin meeting Friday in Orlando, Florida, for the National Education Association’s Representative Assembly. The assembly is the decision-making body for the NEA, which has over three million members.

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Fri June 26, 2015

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Thu June 25, 2015

9:02am

Wed June 24, 2015
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LSU Shreveport, Caddo Schools ink deal to create pipeline for new teachers

Caddo Schools superintendent Lamar Goree and LSU Shreveport chancellor Larry Clark signed a memorandum of understanding Tuesday before kindergarten graduation at Shreve Island Elementary.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

LSU Shreveport and Caddo Parish Schools have inked an agreement that will streamline the process to secure a teaching job in one of the district’s 62 schools.

The memorandum of understanding was signed Tuesday morning in front of an audience attending Shreve Island Elementary’s kindergarten graduation.

LSU Shreveport chancellor Larry Clark said education majors will get preferential hiring treatment in Caddo Schools and will be privy to district hiring trends so they can tailor their degree program early on and become highly employable upon graduation.

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