Parents have certain expectations when they send their kids to school. They expect teachers to do their best in educating students. They expect the administration to keep the needs of all students at the forefront. And they expect cafeteria staff to be put to work feeding all kids – regardless of their economic status. Last […]
New Orleans schools are rife with inequities that are simply not getting any better.
IDEA Public Schools boasts an exceptionally strong focus on college readiness, defending its 12-year record with a 100% college acceptance rate in Texas.
On Thursday, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos unveiled the Education Freedom Scholarships and Opportunity Act.
Four students from the College Beyond program are traveling to Capitol Hill this week for two days of education and advocacy with the National College Access Network (NCAN). The students will be learning how to educate and inform Congress about issues they face, and how Congressional leaders can help students achieve their educational goals. They […]
One of the frustrations that many parents have to deal with due to New Orleans’ unique charter system is juggling the different school calendars.
Loyola University New Orleans has opened a low-cost mental health clinic hosted by the university’s Department of Counseling.
Nine members of the Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity chapter at Louisiana State University have been arrested for multiple hazing incidents. Charges against the young men include felony attempted battery, false imprisonment, felony battery, and criminal hazing. On Thursday, the university issued a statement, saying: “This type of behavior is unacceptable and at complete odds with what […]
Every 7 minutes in the US a child will be bullied. Only 4 in 100 adults will intervene, and only 11 percent of the child’s peers might do the same.
According to the suit, Graham not only failed to act but helped to cover up horrific abuses suffered by C.T. Sullivan at the hands of his paraprofessional.
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