‘Place matters’ when it comes to a quality education in Orleans Parish, report finds

By Kari Harden Contributing Writer A new report exploring the correlation between high-risk neighborhoods and educational opportunities determined that there is considerable work required in

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BESE votes to let RSD choose John Mac charter operator

By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer It was yet another heartbreaking meeting for the members of the John McDonogh High School community who have been

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Tulane hosts panel to educate students on rape, prevention
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer On Wednesday, November 12, Tulane University’s Hillel House hosted “Rape 101: How Do We End Sexual Assault on Campus?”, a panel discussion on sex crimes at universities.
N.O. ponders vote on OPBS property tax
By Marta Jewson The Lens Next month, New Orleans voters will decide whether to extend an expiring property tax that finances repairs to public school buildings, but the measure is facing resistance ...
Achievement report for schools are cause for concern
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer The annual release of School Performance Scores carries varied weight for the varied interests. The results for the 2013-2014 school year were published last week.
Racial disparities in early childhood education hurts U.S.
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Though the nation increasingly recognizes the importance of early childhood education, young African Americans and other children of color continue to trail ...
N.O. public schools accused of allegedly violating federal law
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer As a parent, you do not have to provide your child’s social security number to enroll in public school. However, a recent survey by the Southern Poverty ...
Xavier routinely outpaces nation’s best institutions
You may find an institution of higher learning with more flash and pop or more star-studded rosters for honorary degrees, but you would be hard-pressed to find a college or ...
Southern University System approves SUNO nursing program
The Southern University System Board of Supervisors has approved Southern University at New Orleans’ Letter of Intent to develop a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program (BSN). The new program ...
Big Class provides forum for everyone to tell their stories
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer Dedicated to cultivating the voices of young writers in New Or­leans, Big Class continues to ex­pand their programs both at their St. Claude Avenue headquarters and ...

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