N.O. charter school ranks second among La. schools

By Kari Harden Contributing Writer Within a week, the three schools under the governance of Collegiate Academies were accused of violating the civil rights of

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‘P. Diddy’ to keynote Howard graduation: Some criticize, others praise decision

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FEMA expected to rule on plan to build school on toxic soil
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer The public comment period ends April 30 as the Recovery School District (RSD) awaits final approval from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for their plan to ...
Southern University celebrates 100 years in Baton Rouge
By Koran Addo Contributing Writer BATON ROUGE, La. (Special to AP from The Advocate) — The people who make up the Southern University community will never forget the institution’s history. It’s a ...
Civil rights complaints are filed against three N.O. schools
By Kari Harden Contributing Writer At Carver Collegiate, the family handbook describes in great detail precisely how students should walk, talk, dress, sit, raise their hand, and move their eyes. Volume levels at ...
Michelle Obama to address Dillard graduates
First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver the address at Dillard University on Saturday, May 10, when 243 students of Dillard University’s Class of 2014 walk down the Avenue of the ...
Algiers Charter School Association charges $25 fee for Saturday detention
By Jessica Williams The Lens Anna Brimmer didn’t know she’d have to pay when her son misbehaved at school. McDonogh 32 Literacy Academy officials made Brimmer and her seventh-grader report for detention ...
Technology changing classrooms, some more than others
By Irene Florez Contributing Writer Education in the United States is vaulting into the digital era. Students today can use Facebook to create book report-related author pages, while teachers can Skype in ...
Teachers fight to unionize at Benjamin Franklin H.S.
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer Last week, more than 85 percent of the faculty at Benjamin Franklin High School presented a petition to the administration and the Advocates for Academic Excel­lence in ...
Civil Rights Education lacking in U.S. classrooms
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — Three years after the Southern Poverty Law Center (SLPC) published its unprecedented barometer of ...

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