Posts Tagged ‘Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired’

State investigating alleged sex incident between students at La. School for the Visually Impaired

© Associated Press/New Orleans Times-Picayune, Louisiana — The state is investigating an alleged inappropriate sexual incident between students at the Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired that led to the school’s director, Janet Ford, resigning after she was placed on leave. State Superintendent of Education Paul Pastorek said Monday that he is also concerned about allegations that there has not been an “open atmosphere” at the school for the blind for adults who work there to report allegations of sexual misconduct…. READ ARTICLE

State school probe begins

By Sandy Davis © The Advocate, Baton Rouge, Louisiana — The state is investigating an alleged inappropriate sexual incident between students Wednesday at the Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired that led to the school’s director resigning after she was placed on leave…. READ ARTICLE

State schools for blind, deaf seek public input

By Barbara Leader © The News-Star, Monroe, LA — Together, the Louisiana School for the Deaf and the Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired in Baton Rouge sustained more than $3 million in budget cuts in the past legislative session. The cuts meant relocation of one school, consolidation of staff and sharing of some facilities, but Louisiana Special Schools Superintendent Kevin Lemoine wanted parents and concerned citizens to know the schools would be maintaining their individual identities and would be as strong as ever….  READ STORY

Blind school relocation almost done

By Sonia Smith © 2theadvocate.com — The relocation of the Louisiana School for the Visually Impaired to the 116-acre campus of the Louisiana School for the Deaf is almost complete, school officials said last week…. READ STORY