Amazing New Orleans High School Girls Prove the Pythagorean Theorem

May 17, 2024

According to US News and World Report, Louisiana is ranked 47th in education. Despite this, there are some schools providing students with a good education. One of those is St. Mary’s Academy of New Orleans. To say trigonometry is hard would be an understatement. For those who are mathematically challenged like myself, it likely involves […]

Registration Underway for Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp

February 1, 2024

Aspiring young musicians who are seeking a unique opportunity to study with world class musicians are encouraged to apply for the 30th annual Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp, said Jackie Harris, executive director of camp and the Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong Educational Foundation.   The jazz camp will begin on Monday, June 24 and will conclude […]

Literary Louisiana: Kate Chopin Is the Most Studied Female Writer at US Colleges

November 13, 2023

Female writers have been underrepresented in education for generations, with their male counterparts almost exclusively leading the way. However, some colleges appear to be making more progress than others by bringing more female authors into the learning agenda in their English Literature degrees. Language learning platform Preply have conducted a study using the Open Syllabus database to analyze the […]

New Orleans Trumpeter Troy Sawyer Launches Nonprofit Girls Play Trumpets Too To Enhance Representation in Male-Dominated Part of the Music Industry

April 20, 2023

NEW ORLEANS, April 18, 2023 – When Troy Sawyer got his start as a trumpet player, he was surprised to see very few, if any, professional trumpet players who were women. Now, Sawyer is working to change that statistic – and in changing the statistic, he’s changing lives, too. His nonprofit, Girls Play Trumpets Too, […]

Applications Being Accepted for 2023 Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp, Now Offering Hip-Hop

April 19, 2023

Aspiring young musicians who would like to participate in the 29th annual Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp are urged to apply now, said Jackie Harris, executive director of camp and the Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong Educational Foundation. The jazz camp will take place June 19- July 7, 2023 at Loyola University’s Communications and Music Complex, […]

The TEP Center Takes Charge of The Historic McDonogh 19 School Building to Educate About Local Civil Rights History

March 1, 2023

The TEP (Tate, Etienne, and Prevost) Center, 5909 St. Claude Ave., is a community center and organization working as a resource location for the public to discuss and learn about our complex and changing culture.  Located in a building that was previously McDonogh 19, the organization is committed to fighting racism and advocating for racial […]

City Truancy Center Could Return

January 31, 2023

The New Orleans City Council is considering a collaboration with the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) to create a new city-wide truancy center. Hailed as an anti-crime measure, the truancy center would be available to the growing number of juveniles who have drifted away from an in-school education since the pandemic began.  

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