By Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu Contributing Writer There is a three-year gap between Black and white students. Many people love to believe it’s due to income,
Kean Miller Connection, a law preparatory program for minorities in Louisiana, is accepting applications for its 2013 class.
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer Every graduation ceremony is deemed memorable, but the young ladies from Xavier Prep who received diplomas on May 17 hold an extraordinary place in history. Alum of L.B. Landry protests alleged LHSAA prejudice
By Lianna Patch Contributing Writer An alumnus of L.B. Landry High School in Algiers, La., is protesting the alleged exclusion of his alma mater from 2012-2013 membership in the Louisiana High School ... Court ruling against vouchers means more money for Orleans Parish schools
By Jessica Williams http://thelensnola.org The Louisiana Supreme Court’s May 7 ruling against Louisiana’s method of funding private-school vouchers will cost the state $29 million, but it will put more money into local ... Obama at Morehouse: Black Americans’ responsibility
By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Speaking to the newly-minted graduates of Atlanta’s historically Black and all-male Morehouse College May 19, President Obama urged them to use the power and advantage of ... New Orleans among 20 most well-read cities for African Americans
(Special to the NNPA from the New Pittsburgh Courier) – Where in the U.S. can you find the most well-read African Americans? Look no further. We reviewed our website’s traffic ... Morris Jeff charter school board embraces new teachers union
By Jessica Williams and Della Hasselle thelensnola.org Almost eight years since Hurricane Katrina set the stage for sweeping education reform that radically weakened New Orleans teachers unions, one charter school board has ... Minority teachers key to closing achievement gap
By Ann-Marie Adams Contributing Writer HARTFORD, Conn. (Special from Hartford Guardian and New American Media) — School reform is like baking a cake. You need all the ingredients to make it work, ... Benjamin E. Mays closes over objections
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer The Louisiana Recovery School District recently announced the closing of the Benjamin E. Mays Preparatory School in the 9th Ward’s Desire neighborhood, a decision that has left ...
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