Della Hasselle

Recent Stories

Mississippi’s homeless students struggle, with little help from schools

Funds for federal homeless program in short supply, hard to obtain

New Orleans schools still struggle with integration

A school named after early civil rights hero Homer Plessy tries to increase diversity against tough odds

Could a plan to improve early education be putting the squeeze on child care centers?

Louisiana educators wrestle over a big idea to overhaul the early years without harming private providers

One of the worst states at caring for low-income babies and toddlers

Louisiana used to spend little to help parents care for the youngest children; now it’s spending even less