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St. Augustine High School taps Craddock as president

The St. Augustine High School Board of Directors announced last week that Oyd J. Craddock, a 1978 St. Aug grad and former IBM executive, has

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Group forms in protest of Teach for America

By Kari Harden Contributing Writer When Briana O’Neal returned home to New Orleans in 2006, she thought high school was going to get better. She’d

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UNCF Walk for Education set for Oct. 5
The New Orleans office of UNCF (the United Negro College Fund), the nation's largest and most effective minority education organization, will step out for students at its 26th annual ...
Community literacy program kicks off 9th season
By Sam Tabachnik Contributing Writer The Young Leadership Council (YLC) held its annual One Book One New Orleans kickoff party on September 18 at the Marigny Opera House, marking the commencement of ...
Black students embrace education abroad
By Tamerra Griffin Contributing Writer (Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News) – The Internet may have afforded its users the ability to embark on visceral international adventures ...
Carver Field of Dreams
2014 target date for long-awaited 9th Ward project
By Kari Harden Contributing Writer Golden shovels and all, ground will break next Monday on a vision more than five years in the making: the 9th Ward Field of Dreams.
Good nutrition means better school performance
(Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American) — Back to school season can be a daily struggle for parents who pack lunches and make sure their kids have ...
MLK speechwriter to present ‘Brain Food’ lecture at Dillard Sept. 24
Dillard University President Walter Kimbrough announced that his 2013-14 lecture series, “Brain Food,” will begin with a lecture from Clarence B. Jones, advisor and speechwriter for Martin ...
Ret. Lt. Gen. Honoré, Katrina’s ‘John Wayne,’ reflects on recovery
By Kari Harden Contributing Writer Spending his Katrina anniversary in the company of the media, retired Lt. Gen Russel L. Honoré said there is significant improvement in Louisiana’s ability to respond to ...
Alums, activists ask why high school is left in squalor with millions earmarked for it set aside
By Kari Harden Contributing Writer For the past four years Angelina Elder has been furiously waging a battle for her alma mater, John McDonogh High School, from within the lime green kitchen ...

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