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Filmmaker and Xavier Prep grad gives back by way of her craft

Kelly Parker Contributing Writer Though a semester is well underway for students at the newly formed St. Katharine Drexel Preparatory, the movement to secure the

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Teachers’ union files lawsuit against Jefferson Parish School Bd

By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer On October 15, 2013, the Jefferson Federation of Teachers, bolstered by 12 other teachers, filed a joint lawsuit in

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Court Ruling: Maryland violated HBCU students’ rights
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspapers) — In a historic, 60-page decision October 7, a federal court judge ruled that Maryland ...
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City Year volunteers commit to local students
By Nayita Wilson Contributing Writer Over the next 10 months, a fresh cohort of City Year New Orleans / AmeriCorps members will continue their ongoing work within select local schools by providing ...
New funding initiative will increase funding for after-school programs
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer Distinguished athletes Edwin Moses and Marcus Allen announced increased support for after-school sports programs throughout the Greater New Orleans Area as part of a partnership between the ...
Jazzin’ the dream of St. Katharine Drexel — a fundraiser
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer What started out as planning for the Xavier Prep class of 1968 reunion has turned into a celebration with even more meaning and purpose. As the school ...
Howard U. president stepping down
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — Howard University President Sidney Ribeau announced Oct. 1 he will retire from his post in December after ...
Common Core debate latest ‘hot topic’ in La.
By Kari Harden Contributing Writer The debate around the adoption of the Common Core national educational standards heated up in September when State Rep. Cam­eron Henry, R-Metairie sent a letter to Gov. ...
HBCUs must adapt to teach the 21st-century students
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As historically Black colleges and universities adapt to the rapidly changing educational landscape, advocates say that collaborative partnerships in business, in the ...
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SMA band to march in NYC’s Veteran’s Day parade
By Kelly Parker Contributing Writer Start spreadin’ the news: The St. Mary’s Academy band and marching unit are heading to the Big Apple. The all-girls group has the rare opportunity to take ...

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