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N.O. City Council to push for funding of early childhood education

By Fritz Esker Contributing writer New Orleans City Council President Jason Williams is calling for a $750,000 budget allocation for early childhood education across the

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Teachers report weaker bonds with students of color

(Special from NorthStar News Today) – Teachers say that they have weaker relationships with children of immigrants and teens of color, a new study has

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Einstein board prepares to fight OPSB over its failure to bus students
By Marta Jewson The Lens Einstein Charter Schools is poised to fight the Orleans Parish School Board after being cited for not busing elementary students. Einstein started to bus some children four years ...
Police brutality now is part of the Chicago Public Schools’ curriculum
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStarNews Today) — The Chicago Public Schools will begin teaching students about police brutality as part of a $5.5 million reparations package agreed to ...
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Med school in New Orleans East becomes mayoral topic
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer Blacks remain underrepresented among U.S. doctors, even with affirmative action policies that address discrimination. Management consultant Troy Henry, a candidate for New Orleans mayor this fall, believes ...
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New Education State plans receive mixed reviews
By Stacy M. Brown Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — Education policy experts have expressed serious concerns about some of the state plans submitted under the Every Student Succeeds Act.
White House proposes $9.2B cut in Education funding
By Charlene Crowell Contributing Writer (NNPA Newswire) — No one ever said that higher education wouldn’t cost money. Across the country, tuition is steadily rising and students are taking longer to pay ...
La. becomes the first state to ban the box on college admission applications
Governor John Bel Edwards signed House Bill 688 into law on June 16, making Louisiana the first state in the nation to ban the box on college admissions applications. Beginning ...
ACE Mentor program students strut their stuff at Annual Awards banquet
By Walt Pierce Contributing Writer McDonogh 35 and DeLaSalle High School students participating in the ACE Mentor Program showed off their work at their recent year-end awards banquet. The ACE (architecture, construction, ...
More Black and Latino parents see racial inequities in school funding
By Khalil Abdullah Contributing Writer (Special from New America Media) – African-American and Latino parents see a lack of funding as the biggest cause of racial disparities in education, according to a ...

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