Xavier student places first in national pitch for corporate marketing solutions

By Tia Alphonse Contributing Writer Finding the winning pitch, Ayanna Robertson conceived an idea to unite people through music. In 2016, Ketchum, one of the

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A ‘no excuses’ New Orleans Charter School has a change of heart

By Mallory Falk and Eve Troeh WWNO 89.9 Editor’s note: This article is part I of WWNO’s story series focusing on trauma amongst school-aged children

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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 classified as public schools and therefore ...
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 have to chronicle the stories ...
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 ...

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