"At any given moment, something can jump out," said Deb Cotton in an interview last year. Cotton has spent the last several years documenting second-lines and brass bands. How can New Orleans preserve those traditions and create a sense of safety for participants?
By Amy Holiday, The Lens charter school reporter |
Lycée Francais is adding a second grade, a move approved by the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and ratified at a special meeting of the school’s board, April 24. Thirty students were accepted conditionally by lottery from a large pool of applicants on April 18, an admissions process that can now roll forward to completion.
By Marta Jewson, The Lens charter school reporter |
A federal i3 grant to expand enrollment was up for discussion at the James Singleton Charter School directors meeting, April 17. The i3 program describes itself as designed “to turn around persistently low-performing schools through the development of new public charter schools.” The grant would provide up to $1 million.