Should the James Singleton Charter School Be Closed?

July 27, 2021

The Orleans Parish School Board will meet as a Committee of the Whole Tuesday afternoon. During their Executive Session they will discuss the ongoing litigation with the James Singleton Charter School and the possibility that the perennially underperforming facility will be closed.  After NOLA-PS and Singleton Charter officials met in a court-ordered mediation last week, […]

J.C. Romero for School Board, District 4 headed to runoff against anti-LGBTQ incumbent

December 3, 2020

Local activists and leaders have sharply criticized corporate interest groups, the Walton Family Foundation and Education Reform Now (ERN) after disclosures revealed that they donated $150,000 each to a PAC that is working for Leslie Ellison’s reelection to the Orleans Parish School Board. First time candidate J.C. Romero is headed to the December 5th runoff […]

Forum For Equality Files Suit Against Leslie Ellison

October 31, 2020

The Forum for Equality PAC (FFE PAC), a political action committee for LGBT human rights has filed suit against Leslie Ellison, the incumbent candidate for Orleans Parish School Board for District 4. The group is filing the suit after supporters presumed to be supporters of Leslie Ellison’s re-election campaign removed legally-placed signs from public property. […]

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