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A New Orleans summer teaching fellowship is wooing young black teachers — but is it enough?

NEW ORLEANS — Yawns and sleepy stretches punctuated the silence as Brandon Mercadel’s third-graders rooted around their desks for “The Buried Bones Mystery,” the subject of today’s lesson about text evidence. This story also appeared in “You guys must have had an amazing Father’s Day weekend,” said Mercadel, smiling. “You are so tired!” One […]