Scholarship recipient, Joseph Parker is flanked by the Rev. Johnny McKinnies and Joseph L. Williams, who presented Parker with his scholarship.

Joseph Parker is the recipient of Felix ‘Zoo’ James scholarship

Mr. Joseph Edwin Parker, a 2014 graduate of L. B. Landry/O. P. Walker High School, was recently named the first recipient of the Coach Felix

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Eight students selected for Honoré Center 2014 cohort

Eight New Orleans-area students have been selected to make up the third cohort of young men accepted into the Honoré Center for Undergraduate Student Achievement

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Future role of RSD being questioned
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer Recovery School District Superintendent Patrick Dobard has frequently said, “Our success is measured by literally working ourselves out of a job.”
Poll reveals how Orleanians feel about ‘school system’ in New Orleans
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer Nine years into the country’s largest experiment in the privatization of public education, a recent poll suggests that in the minds of likely voters, the Recovery ...
Students of the Morris Jeff Community School.
Morris Jeff School shows how Common Core can work
By George White Contributing Writer   (Special from New America Media) — When Morris Jeff Community School, a charter elementary, reopened its doors here in 2010, five years after being destroyed by ...
Bids to build Edna Karr school scrutinized
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer The choice of a contractor to design and build the new Edna Karr High School in Algiers is delayed after a bid by one of three shortlisted ...
‘Howard Hack’ gives students opportunity to design apps
By Rosemary Eng Staff Writer (Special from The NorthStar News & Analysis) – Legand Burge wants to introduce young African Americans to Howard Hack.
Charter Schools present post – ‘Brown’ challenge
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In 1954, Lucinda Todd was one of 13 plaintiffs in the landmark Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case that ...
Analysis of the state’s recent LEAP and iLEAP test results lack specifics, critics say
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer While not always a source for scandal and controversy, the release of the 2014 LEAP and iLEAP scores created quite a stir for those who follow ...
Longer school days idea gets passing grade
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Six decades after Brown v. Board of Education, an old idea is being resurrected in hopes of narrowing the education gap between Blacks ...

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