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RSD moving forward with building school on toxic waste site

By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer Despite strong evidence that dangerous toxins lurk in the soil as far as 15 feet below the surface of

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Howard Univ. launches a discussion on African-American mental health

By Burney Simpson Contributing Writer WASHINGTON (Howard University News Service) — A one-year effort to change negative attitudes in the Black community toward those with

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Bricolage Charter School to get John McDonogh campus on Esplanade
By Marta Jewson The Lens Two-year-old Bricolage Academy has been selected to run the storied John McDonogh campus, and the historic high school on Esplanade Avenue should reopen in a few years ...
NPR panel discusses the school system in New Orleans
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer Hosted by NPR’s Michel Martin, a group of panelists gathered last week to discuss the successes and failures of the New Orleans education experiment. The event was ...
SUNO, UNO rally to fend off cuts
Campus officials, students, alumni and supporters from the University of New Orleans and Southern University at NewOrleans traveled to Baton Rouge last week to present a united front in an ...
N.O. school leaders admit, in a study, to using selective enrollment practices
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer With the majority of public schools in New Orleans now run as businesses, a recent study looked at how school leaders are responding to competition ...
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SUNO professor recipient of presidential award for excellence
By Charmaine Jackson Contributing Writer President Barack Obama’s announcement of recipients for the prestigious Presidential Award of Excellence in Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Mentorship (PAESMEM) last month included Dr. Murty Kambhampati, a ...
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Rookie legislator makes education his priority
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer “I am a professional change agent,” said state Rep. Joseph Bouie, who in November won the race to replace outgoing Rep. Jared Brossett in what amounted ...
Local seniors named Merit Scholars
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation last week announced the names of approximately 800 outstanding Black American high school seniors who have won Achievement Scholarship® awards through the National Achievement Scholarship ...
H.O.P.E. Scholarship founders provide academic, career advice to Dillard students
By Charmaine Jackson Contributing Writer For college students, many thoughts abound regarding life after graduation. The H.O.P.E. (Helping Others Pursue Education) Scholarship, a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit organization, led a “Life After College” ...

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