Class Dismissed: The final year in a closing school
On a Friday afternoon in January, a few parents and two ministers gathered at Medard Nelson Charter School at the corner of St. Bernard Avenue and Gentilly Boulevard hoping there was something they could do to keep the school open past May.
Education reporter Marta Jewson talks about her series on school closures in New Orleans. Michael Isaac Stein on the latest news on short-term rentals. And host and producer Tom Wright talks to Jed Horne about The Lens' opinion section.
Proponents say wastewater assimilation helps rebuild wetlands. Their opponents warn it's making them much worse. Now DEQ says it's reviewing the practice's impacts across south Louisiana.
As teachers and students search for new jobs and schools, resources dwindle and test scores could too. Part two in a series on school closures in New Orleans.
Proposal would limit residential short-term rentals to owners with a homestead exemption and place caps on commercial short-term rentals.
The Orleans Parish school district has issued Singleton three warnings this school year.
Cannizzaro and a number of his prosecutors are facing a federal suit for allegedly violating people's civil rights through their use of fake subpoenas and material witness warrants.
The two-mill tax will generate about $6.6 million its first year, but the group says the city has not identified how that money will be spent. The proposal will be on the March 30 ballot in New Orleans.
Plus, a conservative argues against capital punishment. And a new episode of Behind The Lens.
An emotional hearing last week on a proposed change to environmental cleanup regulations. The LDEQ has since withdrawn the revision pending further public outreach. Plus, four F-rated New Orleans schools implement improvement plans and a major update in the fake subpoena story.