60-year journey from ‘Brown’

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Because I was a horribly ill-behaved child, I found myself shipped from San Francisco to Moss Point, Miss., in August

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John Mac’s future still up in the air

By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer When Louisiana Superintendent John White has national media with him in New Orleans, he likes to go to John

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About Town…La. educational officials ‘dismiss’ dead children
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Libba and Hy McEnery run a small, Christian outreach program, ministering to African-American teenagers of Pigeon Town, the area stretching from Oak Street to Hollygrove. And, they ...
La. family sets Guinness Book record for most college grads from one school — Grambling
By Tonya Pendleton Contributing Writer (Special from — Grambling State University has set a new record. But this time it’s not because of its storied football team. It’s because of the ...
Seminar held by Charter Schools Assn. on how to ‘avoid employee lawsuits’
By Michael Patrick Welch Contributing Writer On May 8, the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools along with the Top Shelf charter assistance organization hosted a presentation for charter school leaders and ...
The browning of public schools
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist This is the 60th anniversary of the landmark Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court decision outlawing “separate but equal” schools. And like most major anniversaries, ...
Alex Thomas (center) was named Gatorade Louisiana Girls Soccer Player of the Year
Local student Alex Thomas chosen as La. Gatorade Soccer Player of the Year
By April Siese Contributing Writer Benjamin Franklin High School sophomore Alex Thomas has been named the Gatorade Louisiana Girls Soccer Player of the Year. The announcement comes amidst media accolades and only ...
UNO trailblazer honored for exemplary efforts
Students at the University of New Orleans should glance upward when entering that portion of the student center known as “The Deck.” Above the door they’ll see the name Louise ...
Dillard students awarded for academic achievement
By David T. Baker Contributing Writer Two Dillard University students were the recipients of a newly created scholarship for being outstanding in their class.
N.O. charter school ranks second among La. schools
By Kari Harden Contributing Writer Within a week, the three schools under the governance of Collegiate Academies were accused of violating the civil rights of their students while the organization’s flagship school, ...

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