By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer Distinguished athletes Edwin Moses and Marcus Allen announced increased support for after-school sports programs throughout the Greater New Orleans Area
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer What started out as planning for the Xavier Prep class of 1968 reunion has turned into a celebration with even
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — Howard University President Sidney Ribeau announced Oct. 1 he will retire from his post in December after ... Common Core debate latest ‘hot topic’ in La.
By Kari Harden Contributing Writer The debate around the adoption of the Common Core national educational standards heated up in September when State Rep. Cameron Henry, R-Metairie sent a letter to Gov. ... HBCUs must adapt to teach the 21st-century students
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As historically Black colleges and universities adapt to the rapidly changing educational landscape, advocates say that collaborative partnerships in business, in the ... SMA band to march in NYC’s Veteran’s Day parade
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer Start spreadin’ the news: The St. Mary’s Academy band and marching unit are heading to the Big Apple. The all-girls group has the rare opportunity to take ... St. Augustine High School taps Craddock as president
The St. Augustine High School Board of Directors announced last week that Oyd J. Craddock, a 1978 St. Aug grad and former IBM executive, has been tapped to serve as ... Group forms in protest of Teach for America
By Kari Harden Contributing Writer When Briana O’Neal returned home to New Orleans in 2006, she thought high school was going to get better. She’d heard there were new schools with new exceedingly ... UNCF Walk for Education set for Oct. 5
The New Orleans office of UNCF (the United Negro College Fund), the nation's largest and most effective minority education organization, will step out for students at its 26th annual ... Community literacy program kicks off 9th season
By Sam Tabachnik Contributing Writer The Young Leadership Council (YLC) held its annual One Book One New Orleans kickoff party on September 18 at the Marigny Opera House, marking the commencement of ...
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