Salaries have been trimmed and personnel shed as Superintendent John White has reorganized the state Department of Education.
Two LSU researchers have won a $250,000 grant from the John Templeton Foundation.
The state Department of Education is again denying a request from the Associated Press for information on how schools were chosen to participate in Governor Jindal's voucher program.
The state is pledging $50 million to expand and renovate LSU's College of Engineering. The school has to match the state's contribution with $50 million in private funds. It has already raised $8 million.