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BOSSIER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: NSU to host Spring N Side View to be held Feb. 29

Northwestern State University will hold its annual Spring N-Side View Saturday, Feb. 29.

Louisiana 4th-graders score nine points below the national average on math

Fourth-graders in Louisiana on average scored 231 on a standardized math test administered last year, which is nine points below the 2019 national average calculated by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP).

Louisiana State sports programs took in $145.4 million in 2018

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College grossed $145.4 million in 2018, making it the 15th-highest-grossing college athletics program in the United States that year, according to a Louisiana Business Daily analysis of the latest federal data.

LSU at Baton Rouge chief executive received $672,134 in 2018 in total pay

F. King Alexander, chief executive at the Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge, earned $672,134 in total compensation last year, the 63rd highest pay among executives at nearly 250 U.S. public universities and systems ranked in a Chronicle of Higher Education study.

4-year colleges in Louisiana now charge $9,614 in tuition and fees

Louisiana four-year public universities now charge students annual in-state tuition and fees averaging $9,614, the 28th highest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the College Board said in a new report.

BOSSIER CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Bossier Schools Make the Grade and Move the Needle

State report cards are out for 2018-19 and Bossier Parish is making the grade.

Which Louisiana schools receive the most state student aid?

Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Louisiana Tech University reported receiving the most state financial aid during the 2018-19 academic year among Louisiana schools.

0.5 percent of Delgado Community College students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 0.5 percent of Delgado Community College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

2.8 percent of the University of New Orleans students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 2.8 percent of the University of New Orleans students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

2.7 percent of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 2.7 percent of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

7.3 percent of Grambling State University students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 7.3 percent of Grambling State University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

4.9 percent of Nicholls State University students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 4.9 percent of Nicholls State University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

1.8 percent of Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 1.8 percent of Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

6.6 percent of McNeese State University students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 6.6 percent of McNeese State University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Which U.S. schools receive the least state student aid?

Crescent City Bartending School, Avery James School of Cosmetology and Medical Training College reported receiving the least state financial aid in the state during the 2018-19 academic year among U.S. schools.

0.9 percent of Southern University at Shreveport students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 0.9 percent of Southern University at Shreveport students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

5.7 percent of Loyola University New Orleans students played sports on university teams in 2017-2018

In 2017-2018, 5.7 percent of Loyola University New Orleans students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

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