Technology changing classrooms, some more than others

By Irene Florez Contributing Writer Education in the United States is vaulting into the digital era. Students today can use Facebook to create book report-related

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Teachers fight to unionize at Benjamin Franklin H.S.

By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer Last week, more than 85 percent of the faculty at Benjamin Franklin High School presented a petition to the administration

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Civil Rights Education lacking in U.S. classrooms
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — Three years after the Southern Poverty Law Center (SLPC) published its unprecedented barometer of ...
Orleans Parish School Board meeting meets with resistance
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer The issues of economic development and securing contracts for disadvantaged businesses continue to embroil discussions at the Orleans Parish School Board, which met March 18 for an ...
Bias found to be a factor in suspending Black students
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A new collection of research shows that despite the myths surrounding Black student behavior, poverty and severity of the offense have very ...
Are African-American families trending toward home-schooling their children?
By Kari Harden Contributing Writer Locally and nationally, a steadily increasing number of families are making the decision to educate their children at home.
SAT officials hope to score high in eliminating racial bias
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington WASHINGTON (NNPA) —Administrators of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) have announ­ced with great fanfare that they overhauling the standardized tool that helps determine whether an applicant will ...
White House names Dillard student an ‘All-Star’
By Lianna Patch Contributing Writer Aspiring political servant Nicole Tinson hopes to enact social change. Nicole Tinson, a senior political science student at Dillard University, has been named a 2014 Historically Black ...
Will new teaching standards lift achievement levels for minorities?
By George White Contributing Writer Editor’s Note: Louisiana and 44 other states this year are beginning to implement the new Common Core States Standards for instruction of English-language arts and math. The ...
Dillard to host summit on Black males in higher education
On Monday, March 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Dillard University will host a half-day summit to develop creative ways to improve Black male success in higher education. The ...

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