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New Orleans East charter school vote to close doors at end of school year

By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer The Miller-McCoy Academy for Mathematics and Business will close at the end of the school year, Recovery School District

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Program allows students to earn and learn

By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer David Brown walked through the power plant at Tulane University, explaining the various functions of the noisy machines at

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Report says TOPS scholarship inequitably distributed over past 10 years
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer A recent report on Louisiana’s TOPS scholarship program examined how the money has been distributed over the past 10 years, as well as the retention and ...
OPSB narrows superintendent search to two
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer After more than two and a half years without a permanent superintendent, the oft-divided Orleans Parish School Board members ap­pear to be very close to making ...
Dillard University announces addition of medical physics program
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer Ranked as a top producer of African Americans with bachelor’s degrees in physics (says the American Institute of Physics, 2012) and among the top 50 colleges ...
Charter School votes to return to OPSB governance
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer In a historic vote, the Friends of King Schools charter board unanimously decided last week to return Dr. King Charter School to local governance under the ...
SUNO’s program earns accreditation
Despite facing incredible odds and adversity since Hurricane Katrina flooded 80 percent of New Orleans more than nine years ago, the Crescent City’s only historically Black public university continues to ...
SUNO discussion focuses on police violence against young Black males
By Charmaine Jackson Contributing Writer “Oftentimes we ask anyone these days why is there a disjointed relationship between police who are sworn to uphold the law and to protect and to ...
‘Place matters’ when it comes to a quality education in Orleans Parish, report finds
By Kari Harden Contributing Writer A new report exploring the correlation between high-risk neighborhoods and educational opportunities determined that there is considerable work required in ensuring that the city’s most vulnerable children ...
BESE votes to let RSD choose John Mac charter operator
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer It was yet another heartbreaking meeting for the members of the John McDonogh High School community who have been fighting to get the school out of ...

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