6:30 LRN Newscast

The state Department of Education will announce today a new initiative to help make schools safer. Education Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley says they will announce the plan later this morning, along with representatives of Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans…:
Cut 13 (12) “…important responsibility.”
The idea is to implement a program that would let students inform officials of possible violence while remaining anonymous.

Food stamp recipients receive a cost of living adjustment this month, which means for a family of four, they’ll see nearly a hunder dollar increase in benefits. Assistant Secretary for the Department of Children and Family Services Shavana Howard says the federal government determines the cost of living adjustment…
cut 8 (11) “….different increases”

Funds to assist homeowners and small businesses impacted by Hurricanes Laura and Delta are finally available….
Cut 2 (33) “….I’m Brooke Thorington.”