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Black scholars named deans at Brown and Princeton

(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) – Two African-American scholars have been named deans at two of the nation’s

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OPSB endorses return of schools by 2018

By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer Ten years later, the Recovery School District (RSD) remains firmly entrenched in New Orleans, and remains the governing authority

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A closer look at law enforcement inside our nation’s public schools
By James A. Gilmore Contributing Writer (Special from TriceEdney-Wire.com) – Last month, the Civil Rights Coalition on Police Reform (CRCPR) co-convened by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and the ...
Orleans Parish School Board okays unified funding formula
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer Following a highly anticipated vote clarifying who has authority to disperse public school dollars, a battle over unified school funding is now headed to federal court.
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Southern University at New Orleans’ chancellor resigns
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer On March 15, Dr. Victor Ukpolo announced his resignation as the chancellor of Southern University of New Orleans (SUNO), effective June 30. “I came to America from Nigeria ...
State school board drops hot potato of school funding in local board’s lap
By Marta Jewson The Lens A last-minute switch drastically altered the charge of the state’s highest school board in developing a controversial funding formula aimed at Orleans Parish students. They didn’t have to. That ...
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Xavier inaugurates C. Reynold Verret as sixth president
By Kendall Lawson Contributing Writer Despite a mid-week storm threatening to derail the pomp and circumstance, Xavier University was determined to officially inaugurate its sixth president Dr. C. Reynold Verret following a ...
Support higher ed or else, protesters tell legislators
Thousands of college students, educators and administrators from across the state gathered Wednesday on the steps of the state Capitol to demonstrate their support of higher education and to show ...
First school taken by RSD set to return to local school board oversight
By Marta Jewson The Lens The first school seized by the Louisiana Recovery School District is poised to return to local control. Taken over in 2004, Pierre A. Capdau Charter School’s ...
SUNO students to intern at coroner’s office
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer At the start of the 2016 spring semester, Southern University of New Orleans (SUNO) is offering students in their forensic science program the opportunity to intern at ...

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