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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

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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

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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 ...
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 ( — 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 ...

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