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Time to privatize LSU? Use $120M to fully fund HBCUs—and UNO

By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer With the state only able to cover 42 percent of the TOPS scholarships for the Spring Semester, the University of

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SUNO decides to extend search for new chancellor

Although the Southern University System was supposed to vote Friday for a new chancellor to replace Dr. Victor Ukpolo who stepped down at the end

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Gentilly Terrace Charter School to close doors
By Marta Jenson The Lens The board for the New Beginnings Schools Foundation voted to close Gentilly Terrace Charter School Thursday night, just one day after parents learned about it. Board member Val ...
CATHY HUGHES
Howard U. announces the Cathy Hughes School of Communications
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Howard University) — Howard University president, Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, last week announced a multi-million dollar gift to its School of ...
Four finalists named to fill chancellor post at SUNO
A Southern University System (SUS) Board of Supervisors’ Chancellor Search Committee, at its October 4, 2016 meeting, selected four semi-finalists that will be interviewed to lead the Southern University at ...
NAACP, BAEO at odds of charter schools
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer This month, board members of the NAACP will vote on a resolution pledging support for a “moratorium of privately managed charter schools.” It is a position also ...
New STEM 21st Century Community Learning Center opens
By Blair Lyons Contributing Writer Third through eighth grade students in the city will now get the opportunity to explore the science of magnets, solar energy and the flow of electricity, alongside ...
Tuskegee University to eliminate 100-plus positions
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — Tuskegee University is among the latest HBCUs to announce a significant cut in ...
Community at odds over Act 91
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer For some, Act 91 and the reunification of public schools in New Orleans is hailed as a triumphant and long overdue step in returning the state-seized ...
LAVERNE ROBERTSON DAVIS
Senior citizen enters senior year at Dillard
Charmaine Jackson Contributing Writer LaVerne Robertson Davis will begin her senior year at Dillard University New Orleans, a historically Black college and university (HBCU), at the age of 63, this fall. ...

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