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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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Yoga enthusiasts unite at Alexandria's City Park

B. Hedrick leads a yoga practice at City Park in Alexandria as part of International Yoga Day.
Credit Alexandria Town Talk

Dozens of yoga enthusiasts practiced in solidarity Sunday in Alexandria as part of International Yoga Day.

Yoga mats were unrolled in Alexandria’s City Park. Birds chirped in the backdrop of this 90-minute event that included poses and meditation.

Yoga instructor B. Hedrick was one of several people who led the practice. Hedrick teaches yoga to veterans through the Alexandria VA Medical Center. Even people with limited mobility can gain positive health effects from a yoga practice that helps to counter the body’s response to stress, according to Hedrick.

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