Bids to build Edna Karr school scrutinized

By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer The choice of a contractor to design and build the new Edna Karr High School in Algiers is delayed after

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‘Howard Hack’ gives students opportunity to design apps

By Rosemary Eng Staff Writer (Special from The NorthStar News & Analysis) – Legand Burge wants to introduce young African Americans to Howard Hack.

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Charter Schools present post – ‘Brown’ challenge
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – In 1954, Lucinda Todd was one of 13 plaintiffs in the landmark Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case that ...
Analysis of the state’s recent LEAP and iLEAP test results lack specifics, critics say
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer While not always a source for scandal and controversy, the release of the 2014 LEAP and iLEAP scores created quite a stir for those who follow ...
Longer school days idea gets passing grade
By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Six decades after Brown v. Board of Education, an old idea is being resurrected in hopes of narrowing the education gap between Blacks ...
New Orleans nearing a ‘privatized’ public school system
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer Editor's Note: This story has been updated with additional comments and reporting that does not appear in the print edition. As the Recovery School District (RSD) shuts ...
Segregation is back!
Study says integration in retreat 60 years after Brown v. Board (Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Richmond Free Press) – Segregation is once again in full flower ...
Working hurts finances of Blacks working way through college
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) — More than 60 percent of Black students could receive greater financial aid for college through the Pell grant program, if they were enrolled ...
ISL awarded for exemplary work for young men of color
By Kari Dequine Harden Contributing Writer The International School of Louisiana (ISL) in New Orleans was one of two national recipients to be honored this month with the 2014 School Award for ...
Clark Atlanta receives grant to study prostate cancer in Black men
By Frederick H. Lowe Contributing Writer (Special from NorthStar News) – The National Institutes of Health has renewed a grant to Clark Atlanta University for research into prostate cancer, the second leading ...

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