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Achievement report for schools are cause for concern

By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer The annual release of School Performance Scores carries varied weight for the varied interests. The results for the 2013-2014

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Racial disparities in early childhood education hurts U.S.

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Though the nation increasingly recognizes the importance of early childhood education, young African Americans and other

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N.O. public schools accused of allegedly violating federal law
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer As a parent, you do not have to provide your child’s social security number to enroll in public school. However, a recent survey by the Southern Poverty ...
Xavier routinely outpaces nation’s best institutions
You may find an institution of higher learning with more flash and pop or more star-studded rosters for honorary degrees, but you would be hard-pressed to find a college or ...
Southern University System approves SUNO nursing program
The Southern University System Board of Supervisors has approved Southern University at New Orleans’ Letter of Intent to develop a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (BSN). The new program ...
Big Class provides forum for everyone to tell their stories
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer Dedicated to cultivating the voices of young writers in New Or­leans, Big Class continues to ex­pand their programs both at their St. Claude Avenue headquarters and ...
Controversial school property tax proposal on December ballot
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer The disagreement over proposed new legislation renewing and repurposing property tax dollars into a fund for school facility maintenance isn’t a disagreement over the fact that ...
Educational initiative hopes to jumpstart workforce
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer A group of education administrators, politicians, and business leaders gathered for a luncheon and dialogue at the top of Canal Place agreed on one thing: kids ...
Southern University System approves SUNO nursing program
The Southern University System Board of Supervisors has approved Southern University at New Orleans’ Letter of Intent to develop a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (BSN). The new program ...
John Mac’s fate put in the hands of ad hoc committee appointed by OPSB
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer The Orleans Parish School Board on Tuesday unanimously approved the creation of an ad hoc committee tasked with presenting a plan for the future of John ...

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