By Dr. Andre M. Perry Contributing Columnist Remember when football was king. Governments and their fanatical residents used to invest so much time and money
Southern University at New Orleans recently announced plans to enter into an agreement on educational and scientific cooperation with Central University College (CUC) of Ghana
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer Early in January, Louisiana’s educational policies were given an overall grade of B- from Sacramento-based education reform lobbying group Students First. The group gave failing grades ... RSD’s offer to Abramson kids: Leave one F school for another
By Della Hasselle thelensnola.org Erica Larkins took a risk when she took a job at Abramson Elementary in eastern New Orleans. The school was failing. There were reports of cheating and student violence. ... Orleans schools’ graduation rates spur new celebration
By Phil Stelly Contributing Writer Graduation rates among New Orleans high school students have not changed in recent months, but public school officials are celebrating anew based on two reports circulating among ... John Mac charter board meeting explodes
By Della Hasselle thelensnola.org John McDonogh High School’s charter board cut short its monthly meeting last week after a shouting match erupted between board members and an audience of about 50, including ... What are you learning during Mardi Gras?
By Dr. Andre M. Perry Contributing Columnist Mardi Gras season is upon us, which means there are more days that our children are not in school. Between Mardi Gras, Christmas, summer, fall ... Orleans children at risk of development challenges
A new report released by the LSU/Tulane Early Childhood Policy and Data Center shows that 55 of Louisiana’s 64 parishes score high on at least one of 11 risk factors ... ACSA votes down return of Algiers schools to OPSB control
By April Siese Contributing Writer Three West Bank charter schools will remain in the hands of the Recovery School District, the Algiers Charter School Association Board agreed during an emergency board meeting ... African-American teen aces SAT
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspapers) — Cameron Clarke, an African-American teen from Philadelphia, attained a perfect score on this year’s Scholastic Aptitude Test, ...
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