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

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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

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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 ...
Orleans Parish School Board meeting meets with resistance
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer The issues of economic development and securing contracts for disadvantaged businesses continue to embroil discussions at the Orleans Parish School Board, which met March 18 for an ...
Bias found to be a factor in suspending Black students
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A new collection of research shows that despite the myths surrounding Black student behavior, poverty and severity of the offense have very ...
Are African-American families trending toward home-schooling their children?
By Kari Harden Contributing Writer Locally and nationally, a steadily increasing number of families are making the decision to educate their children at home.
SAT officials hope to score high in eliminating racial bias
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington WASHINGTON (NNPA) —Administrators of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) have announ­ced with great fanfare that they overhauling the standardized tool that helps determine whether an applicant will ...

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