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.  

How Politically Motivated Is DA Jason Willliams’ Decision To Investigate Dryades YMCA & Singleton Charter School?

October 29, 2021

Astute New Orleanians are wondering if District Attorney Jason Williams has any ulterior motives in his decision to investigate the money dealings between the Dryades YMCA and their affiliated James M. Singleton Charter School. Brought on by Singleton Charter’s ongoing inability to operate a school where test scores are at least average, the Orleans Parish […]

Why Anti-Vaxers Are Killing the Rest of Us

August 18, 2021

For the second time in three days, dozens of Anti-Mask, Anti-Vax protestors have disrupted a meeting of a Louisiana public body. Monday protestors created a near melee Monday at the Louisiana House Health & Welfare Committee meeting. Today, Louisiana’s Board of Elementary and Second Education (BESE) adjourned abruptly because demonstrators refused to wear masks in […]

The Erase the Board Coalition Lobbies OPSB To Reinstate Virtual Learning Option

August 17, 2021

The Erase the Board Coalition today challenged NOLA-PS Superintendent Henderson Lewis and the OPSB members to give parents the ultimate choice by re-introducing virtual learning as an option for Orleans Parish students. Coalition members believe that virtual learning is the only option. Forcing children to attend in school classes will put children and their families […]

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