08:30 LRN Newscast May 20th

Lawmakers deliver the state’s $39-billion annual budget to final passage…:
Cut 3 (34) “I’m Kevin Gallagher”

A record 4500 students will be graduating from LSU this weekend. What does the future hold for a college grad in 2022? LSU economist Dr. Loren Scott says opportunities are endless…:
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A person of interest is in custody after shots were fired as Hammond High School’s graduation was letting out on SLU’s campus last night. Hammond Police Chief Edwin Bergeron says 4 people were shot and sustained non-life-threatening injuries. He is asking anyone with information on the shooting to come forward..:
CUT 18 (09) “or Southeastern Police Department”
He says they don’t believe any students or juveniles were involved in the incident.

Proposed changes in policy could have a major impact on how charter schools in New Orleans are evaluated. Due to the pandemic, clear performance data was harder to come by, so adaptation became necessary says Sarah Vandergriff, Legal and Policy Director for the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools…:
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The policy will likely be voted on at the July school board meeting.