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As the school year begins, LPB offers free broadcast TV programs that support at-home learning for PreK-12th grade and digital resources for educators and families with learning options for new school routines

Baton Rouge – As Louisiana enters the beginning of a new school year unlike any other, Louisiana Public Broadcasting is continuing its enhanced distance learning with a variety of free high-quality, accessible educational media resources as an extension of its Bridging the Gap Initiative. This initiative launched in June, in partnership with the Louisiana Department of Education, is designed to support all PreK-12 Louisiana educators, students and families. LPB’s PBS KIDS 24/7 channel targets our younger learners, broadcasting shows daily that teach reading, math, science, life lessons and more. Beginning Monday, September 7, LPB’s PBS KIDS 24/7 channel will feature broadcast programming linked to additional at-home learning resources that can be used to supplement distance learning plans and provide added enrichment and support for younger children’s educational needs. Included in these resources, found at lpb.org/education, will be printable weekly activity packets for educators of children PreK-K and grades 1-2. A printable monthly schedule is also available. Educators can find additional at-home learning resources connected to current programming, professional learning support, lesson planning kits and more in the PreK-12 Resources for New School Routines collection, which will continue to be updated in the coming weeks.

"LPB is proud to offer essential educational services to communities across Louisiana every day with at-home and over-the-air learning resources for teachers, students and families— and it is something public media is positioned to do best. As a statewide television network, LPB reaches a majority of Louisiana households," according to Christina Melton, Deputy Director for LPB. "The Bridging the Gap initiative, as well as the state’s critical news that LPB provides, helps deliver and make accessible this vital information to everyone."

Additional details on the available fall offerings can be found below:


  • LPB 1 – HD Channel & LPB.org/livetv: LPB dedicates a portion of each day to broadcasting and live-streaming award-winning PBS KIDS programming, which can be seen from 5 am to noon and 2 – 5 pm weekdays and from 5 – 9 am Saturdays and 7 – 9 am Sundays.
  • LPB PBS KIDS 24/7 Channel: With more than 1,187,670 users annually in Louisiana, and 31,900,000 streams annually, LPB offers anytime access to more than twenty series aligned to curriculum goals – from science and math, to literacy and life lessons. These programs are also livestreamed on the LPB App. Related parent and teacher resources are also available (see below).



About LPB:

Louisiana Public Broadcasting has been the public television network for the state of Louisiana since 1975 with stations in Alexandria, Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Monroe and Shreveport. LPB’s mission is to improve the lives of all Louisianans with the highest quality programming that educates, enlightens and entertains and that showcases Louisiana’s unique history, people, places and events reaching audiences over-the-air, on the web, in the home and in the classroom. Since the start of the COVID-19 crisis, Louisiana citizens have recognized the value of LPB, whether it is LPB's daily reach to communities across our state with critical news and information, at-home learning for families and local school districts, or free, quality entertainment.

For more information contact:

Christina Melton

LPB Deputy Director



Nancy Tooraen

LPB Education Manager