New Orleans court does not currently offer confirmation testing, which may lead to punishment based on false positives
The state department of education said charter schools are exempt from state statutes for gifted students, but they receive money extra for gifted students.
A conflict of interest surfaces in light of a new study on short term rentals, a local parent discovers that New Orleans’ charter schools aren’t legally required to offer special education programming, and a candidate for Commissioner of Agriculture takes a holistic approach to farming.
The hearing will likely be held Tuesday, but students’ lawyer Suzette Bagneris argues time is of the essence as students may be losing scholarships and financial aid opportunities.
School zone cameras will begin issuing tickets on Aug. 12 but lower speeds can be enforced if school is in session.
Three years after the district first promised to test for lead in school water, 95 percent of drinking fountains have lead-removal filters.
HR&A study urged the council against affordable unit requirements and strict limits on commercial short-term rentals.
The Orleans Parish school district is placing staff on-site at the school following repeated problems with school finances and students’ grades.
Will Louisiana, beholden as it is to Big Oil and the chemical industry, ever get serious about cleaning up Death Alley?
Michael Isaac Stein wins in investigative and government reporting categories. Marta Jewson wins for education reporting.