NAACP, BAEO at odds of charter schools

By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer This month, board members of the NAACP will vote on a resolution pledging support for a “moratorium of privately

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New STEM 21st Century Community Learning Center opens

By Blair Lyons Contributing Writer Third through eighth grade students in the city will now get the opportunity to explore the science of magnets, solar

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Tuskegee University to eliminate 100-plus positions
By Zenitha Prince Contributing Writer (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspaper) — Tuskegee University is among the latest HBCUs to announce a significant cut in ...
Community at odds over Act 91
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer For some, Act 91 and the reunification of public schools in New Orleans is hailed as a triumphant and long overdue step in returning the state-seized ...
Senior citizen enters senior year at Dillard
Charmaine Jackson Contributing Writer LaVerne Robertson Davis will begin her senior year at Dillard University New Orleans, a historically Black college and university (HBCU), at the age of 63, this fall. ...
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 immediately.
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 serve as Grambling State University’s ...
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 ...

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