Educational institutions can uplift the community by providing jobs as well as degrees
Ms. Leah served food for thought along with her gumbo and shrimp Clemenceau
Can a locally elected school board bring true accountability to the city’s diffuse network of charter schools, or will the corruption and favoritism that plagued the city’s school board before Katrina return, giving an upper hand to savvy, well-connected parents and communities?
The first black high school in New Orleans, McDonogh 35, was a source of pride, until the chartering of the city’s schools after Hurricane Katrina contributed to its academic collapse. Now, the school board hopes turning it over to a charter organization can save it
Using schools as the building blocks, New Orleans leaders cemented residential segregation that persists today according to a new book
The alumni of a school demolished after Hurricane Katrina rallied to keep it alive after it was taken over by charter operators. A decade later, the school’s marching band is one sign of how far it’s come
The state’s athletic association lifts a rule requiring social security numbers after an outcry by educators and activists
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Tate plans to open an educational center in the New Orleans school she attended as one of only three black students in 1960
Praising charters for “doing more with less” ignores how racist systems have devalued black communities, starving kids in both traditional and charter schools of resources