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Dillard University announces addition of medical physics program

By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer Ranked as a top producer of African Americans with bachelor’s degrees in physics (says the American Institute of Physics,

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Charter School votes to return to OPSB governance

By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer In a historic vote, the Friends of King Schools charter board unanimously decided last week to return Dr. King

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SUNO’s program earns accreditation
Despite facing incredible odds and adversity since Hurricane Katrina flooded 80 percent of New Orleans more than nine years ago, the Crescent City’s only historically Black public university continues to ...
SUNO discussion focuses on police violence against young Black males
By Charmaine Jackson Contributing Writer “Oftentimes we ask anyone these days why is there a disjointed relationship between police who are sworn to uphold the law and to protect and to ...
‘Place matters’ when it comes to a quality education in Orleans Parish, report finds
By Kari Harden Contributing Writer A new report exploring the correlation between high-risk neighborhoods and educational opportunities determined that there is considerable work required in ensuring that the city’s most vulnerable children ...
BESE votes to let RSD choose John Mac charter operator
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer It was yet another heartbreaking meeting for the members of the John McDonogh High School community who have been fighting to get the school out of ...
Tulane hosts panel to educate students on rape, prevention
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer On Wednesday, November 12, Tulane University’s Hillel House hosted “Rape 101: How Do We End Sexual Assault on Campus?”, a panel discussion on sex crimes at universities.
N.O. ponders vote on OPBS property tax
By Marta Jewson The Lens Next month, New Orleans voters will decide whether to extend an expiring property tax that finances repairs to public school buildings, but the measure is facing resistance ...
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 school year were published last week.
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 children of color continue to trail ...

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