Rep. John Lewis to Hampton graduates: ‘Get in the way’

(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Hampton University) – U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) has told 847 Hampton University graduates that it’s their

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Xavier names new president

Less than a week after its star-studded graduation, Xavier University announced that it has tapped C. Reynold Verret, the provost and vice president for academic

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Lagniappe Academies tenure as charter school ends
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer The final days of life for Lagniappe Academies were painful. In just a few months, the school transformed from a cheerfully intimate learning environment where the majority ...
House Committee approves bill returning RSD schools to OPSB
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer In a 9-8 vote in Baton Rouge on Wednesday, the Louisiana House Education Committee narrowly approved a bill aimed at returning “recovered” public schools to local ...
RSD moving forward with building school on toxic waste site
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer Despite strong evidence that dangerous toxins lurk in the soil as far as 15 feet below the surface of the site of the former Booker T. ...
Howard Univ. launches a discussion on African-American mental health
By Burney Simpson Contributing Writer WASHINGTON (Howard University News Service) — A one-year effort to change negative attitudes in the Black community toward those with mental health problems began at a Howard ...
Bricolage Charter School to get John McDonogh campus on Esplanade
By Marta best cash advance Plano Texas Jewson The Lens Two-year-old Bricolage Academy has been selected to run the storied John McDonogh campus, and the historic high school on Esplanade Avenue should ...
NPR panel discusses the school system in New Orleans
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer Hosted by NPR’s Michel Martin, a group of panelists gathered last week to discuss the successes and failures of the New Orleans education experiment. The event was ...
SUNO, UNO rally to fend off cuts
Campus officials, students, alumni and supporters from the University of New Orleans and Southern University at NewOrleans traveled to Baton Rouge last week to present a united front in an ...
N.O. school leaders admit, in a study, to using selective enrollment practices
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer With the majority of public schools in New Orleans now run as businesses, a recent study looked at how school leaders are responding to competition ...

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