Local coalition grades OPSB

By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer Applauding success in some areas and identifying other areas in need of “serious work,” a coalition of more than

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Grambling State names Willie Larkin president

The University of Louisiana System Board on Thursday unanimously named Dr. Willie “Dynamite” Larkin, chief of staff in the Office of the President at Morgan

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Dr. Dolores Spikes, former SU System president, dies
Educator called a ‘trailblazer’ and a ‘giant’ Southern University students, faculty, administrators and alumni joined elected officials and Louisianians from all walks of life last week in pausing to remember Dr. ...
State Senate Cmte. says its ‘okay’ to build school on former hazardous waste disposal site
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer Aimed to prevent the construction of schools on land that was formerly used for hazardous waste disposal, House Bill 180 failed to move past the Senate ...
Blacks call for a curb of charter expansion in their communities
By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent ‘The prerequisite to choice is stability. You can’t anchor a community with schools where people have contracts to run them. [School] privatization and community schools cannot ...
Rep. John Lewis to Hampton graduates: ‘Get in the way’
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Hampton University) - U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) has told 847 Hampton University graduates that it’s their moral obligation to do what ...
Xavier names new president
Less than a week after its star-studded graduation, Xavier University announced that it has tapped C. Reynold Verret, the provost and vice president for academic affairs at Savannah State University ...
Lagniappe Academies tenure as charter school ends
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer The final days of life for Lagniappe Academies were painful. In just a few months, the school transformed from a cheerfully intimate learning environment where the majority ...
House Committee approves bill returning RSD schools to OPSB
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer In a 9-8 vote in Baton Rouge on Wednesday, the Louisiana House Education Committee narrowly approved a bill aimed at returning “recovered” public schools to local ...
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 the site of the former Booker T. ...

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