6:30 LRN Newscast Jan 30

Southwest Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins has been named the top Republican of the Subcommittee of Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations, which is responsible for all aspects of security ops along land, air, and maritime borders. It’s an appointment that Higgins will not take lightly.
Cut 7 (10) “…our southern border.”

A state panel is proposing that Louisiana spend an additional 86-million dollars this year to provide 114 of the 173-thousand children that need early childhood education. Franklinton Senator Beth Mizell is behind the effort…
cut 14 (10) “…an example”
Mizell says less than a third of three-year-olds can access quality childcare in Louisiana.

About 14-hundred educators gather in Baton Rouge for what the state department of education calls a Behaviorial Intervention Summit. Chief of Staff of the Office of Student Opportunities at the state department of education, Lisa French, says the summit is a first in the state and comes as a response to behavioral issues faced in the classroom, in an effort to identify the best implementation of appropriate interventions.
Cut 11 (10) “…in this space.”
French says the goal is to see the behavioral needs being met with students remaining in the classroom instead of going to alternative schools or being suspended and sent home.