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La. Federation of Teachers head speaks out

By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer It’s rather Shakespearean, said Louisiana Federation of Teachers president Steve Monaghan, of the drama in recent months that has

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PLUS loan fix comes too late for some students

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — A few weeks before thousands of Black college students returned to college campuses to begin the

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More students aspire to attend college, ACT study finds
American College Testing Inc., which offers college admissions assessments for high school students through standardized tests, says a new study finds interest in higher education to be increasing among high ...
New report details successes and challenges of N.O. schools
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer A new report published last week by Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives details the successes and challenges of the school system in New Orleans with ...
Architect and design camp recently held for minority students
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer This past July, the Louisiana affiliate of the National Organization of Minority Architects completed their third annual Architecture and Design Summer Camp at the Tulane University School ...
Louis Prima honored with room at new Jazz Education Center
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer At a July 31st press conference, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation announced that it would name a room at their new state-of-the-art education and community ...
Addressing pre-school suspensions
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer It’s absurd that anyone is even talking about preschool suspensions, said Jolon McNeil, Schools First Project Manager at the Louisiana Center for Children’s Rights.
John Mac’s fate still up in limbo as BESE questions its own authority
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer At Wednesday’s meeting in New Orleans, the Board of Secondary and Elementary Education (BESE) members failed to vote on the return of John McDonogh High School ...
OPSB wants to take over John McDonogh
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer If the community wants John Mac back and the Orleans Parish School Board wants John Mac back—it begs the question of the Recovery School District: Why ...
Labor group withdraws UNCF support over Koch brothers’ gift
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent Editor’s Note: This is a follow up article to the story first reported in The Louisiana Weekly’s July 7 – 13, 2014 issue. WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Lee ...

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