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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

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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

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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 ...
Carver students publish book to document life in New Orleans
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer Some writers toil their entire lives without ever seeing their work appreciated, or even published. A few rare, fortunate writers have their writing published before they ...
Months after meeting with HBCU presidents, Trump still giving mixed messages on Black Colleges
By Jane Kennedy Contributing Writer (TriceEdneyWire.com) — Repeatedly during his first 100 days, President Donald J. Trump signaled to the leaders and supporters of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) that ...
The "W-E 23" —23 Warren Easton Charter High School seniors — pose with their Residential Electrician Certificate of Technical Studies after they were awarded at Delgado Community College's Commencement ceremony on May 16.
Warren Easton’s partnership with Delgado yields dividends for participants
They’ve become known as the “W-E 23.” They were seniors of Warren Easton Charter High School who had dual enrollment at Delgado Community College and last week received their Residential Electrician ...
At Mahalia Jackson, parents lurch from chartering to closure to uncertainty
By Marta Jewson The Lens When Marie Thompson was invited to a meeting at her grandchildren’s school on April 12, she never imagined Superintendent Henderson Lewis Jr. would announce he wanted to ...
The many challenges of charter schools in N.O. exposed at hearing
By Bill Quigley Contributing Writer New Orleans is the nation’s largest and most complete experiment in charter schools. After Hurricane Katrina, the State of Louisiana took control of ...
Xavier University researchers develop new treatment to combat cancer
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer Xavier University of Louisiana has released a new study showing that a recently developed “super cocktail” can have significant impacts in fighting breast cancer.
Coghill teachers are the latest to unionize at a N.O. charter school
By Marta Jewson The Lens Teachers at Mary D. Coghill Charter School have formed a union and are asking the charter school’s board to negotiate a contract on behalf of its teachers ...

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