Type 2 Charters such as NOCCA and ISL ruled ‘not public schools’

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer In a 3-2 split decision, the Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Type 2 Charter Schools cannot be

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St. Aug’s legacy on display at Smithsonian

When the Smithsonian Museum of African-American History and Culture opened last year, President Barack Obama and other Black leaders celebrated the power the institution would

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Uncertainties abound in unification process
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer As the first urban privatized public school district enters a new phase dubbed “Unification,” the process will be guided by Act 91 and a plan ...
Third SUNO chancellor finalist withdraws name
In less than six months, efforts by a search committee and the Southern University System to replace Southern University at New Orleans Chancellor Dr. Victor Ukpolo, who stepped down on ...
Time to privatize LSU? Use $120M to fully fund HBCUs—and UNO
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer With the state only able to cover 42 percent of the TOPS scholarships for the Spring Semester, the University of New Orleans has embarked on an innovative ...
SUNO decides to extend search for new chancellor
Although the Southern University System was supposed to vote Friday for a new chancellor to replace Dr. Victor Ukpolo who stepped down at the end of June, it was announced ...
Gentilly Terrace Charter School to close doors
By Marta Jenson The Lens The board for the New Beginnings Schools Foundation voted to close Gentilly Terrace Charter School Thursday night, just one day after parents learned about it. Board member Val ...
Howard U. announces the Cathy Hughes School of Communications
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Howard University) — Howard University president, Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, last week announced a multi-million dollar gift to its School of ...
Four finalists named to fill chancellor post at SUNO
A Southern University System (SUS) Board of Supervisors’ Chancellor Search Committee, at its October 4, 2016 meeting, selected four semi-finalists that will be interviewed to lead the Southern University at ...
NAACP, BAEO at odds of charter schools
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer This month, board members of the NAACP will vote on a resolution pledging support for a “moratorium of privately managed charter schools.” It is a position also ...

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