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DR. SMILEY

Grambling gets new provost and veep for academic affairs

By Jessica Wright Contributing Writer (GSU Media Bureau) – Dr. Ellen Smiley is Grambling State University’s interim provost and vice president for academic affairs, effective

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Former state legislator is GSU’s 10th president

On Tuesday, July 26, during a special meeting in Baton Rouge the University of Louisiana’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to select Rick Gallot to

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Grambling State president steps down after less than one year on the job
After less than a year at the helm, Grambling State University President Dr, Willie D. Larkin, the historically Black public university’s ninth president, has announced his resignation. Larkin, appointed by ...
New data shows persistent inequalities in schools
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — New data from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) reveals ...
Orleans School Bd. approves raises for teachers
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer The Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) unanimously approved pay raises for teachers, para-educators, school security officers, and child nutrition school-based personnel at their June 14 regular ...
Dillard U. and the U.S. Army sign agreement
By Della Hasselle Contributing Writer Dillard University has signed a five-year agreement with the United States Army Research Laboratory for an initiative that will allow students to conduct physics-based research projects with ...
School districts outline next steps for reunification
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer As the city’s divided school districts move forward toward “reunification,” Recovery School District (RSD) Superintendent Patrick Dobard outlined the next steps in front of the state ...
Stakes are high as lawmakers mull changes to TOPS, report finds
The fate of the TOPS program is weighing heavily on the minds of students and their families across Louisiana as lawmakers consider measures to overhaul the college scholarship program. FOX 8 ...
What’s happened to school desegregation?
By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist May 17 marked the 62nd anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education decision outlawing so-called separate but equal public schools. As ...
This photo, taken at the Hotel Americana during a press conference  to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the 1964 Supreme Court decision, includes Harry Briggs, Jr. (Briggs v. Elliot), Linda Brown Smith (Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka), Spottswood Bolling, Jr. (Bolling v. Sharpe), and Ethel Louise Belton Brown (Gebhart v. Belton [Bulah]), four of the five plaintiffs in the landmark schools desegregation case, Brown v. Board of Education. Dorothy E. Davis of Dorothy E. Davis v. County School Board of Prince Edward County, Virginia, is not pictured. | Photo from the Library of Congress
New federal report finds increasing segregation in U.S. public schools
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — A new analysis by the Government Accounting Office (GAO) reveals that more than 60 ...

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