Board of Regents http://wwno.org en State, Federal Education Philosophies Mismatch http://wwno.org/post/state-federal-education-philosophies-mismatch Opposing opinions surfaced from state education leaders this week on whether the state should move forward on implementing national education standards called Common Core.&#160;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&#160;The ongoing struggle to fund higher education continued at</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&#160;a meeting of higher</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&#160;</span>education<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&#160;officials Wednesday.</span><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wrkf/audio/2013/09/092713_CapitolAnalysisfinal.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 10:33:00 +0000 Kelly Connelly 44799 at http://wwno.org Board Of Regents Hopes To Lure Louisianians Home http://wwno.org/post/board-regents-hopes-lure-louisianians-home <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Board of Regents, the state's top higher education panel, is hoping to entice thousands of Louisiana college graduates who left the state to return home and fill what is expected to be a wave of new high-technology jobs.</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 14:10:34 +0000 The Associated Press 42793 at http://wwno.org New, Old Appointees to Regents, SU Board http://wwno.org/post/new-old-appointees-regents-su-board <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Gov. Bobby Jindal has made appointments to two of the state's higher education boards; the Board of Regents and the Southern University Board of Supervisors.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Among those appointed Friday to the Southern board is Leon Tarver, a former president of Southern.</p> Tue, 08 Jan 2013 02:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26441 at http://wwno.org