Newly-appointed U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite, who was not part of the Warren prosecution, said his office was disappointed by the acquittal. This verdict will no doubt heighten the charged atmosphere surrounding the upcoming retrial of officers convicted in post-Katrina killings on the Danziger Bridge.
How one school turned homework on its head with ‘flipped’ instruction | PBS NewsHour – A school located north of Detroit has become the nation’s first “flipped” schools, which means that “teachers record lectures for students to watch online outside of class, and what was once considered homework is now done during classtime, allowing students to work through assignments together and ask teachers for help if they run into questions.”
To conclude, this study provides positive evidence that traditional streetcars can support the reinvigoration of neighborhood business districts, as well as the reintroduction of mixed land uses to traditional neighborhoods that lost neighborhood-scale commercial uses during the automobile era.
Government & Politics
Bagneris to run against Landrieu for mayor | Gambit – Political analyst Clancy DuBos says Civil District Court Judge Michael Bagneris’ entry into the mayoral race will add some excitement. Bagneris and Mayor Mitch Landrieu have “famously locked horns … over the location of a new Civil District Court building.” DuBos adds: “Ironically, Bagneris was recommended for a federal judgeship by the mayor’s sister, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, in 2009, but the White House rejected him in 2010 for reasons that were never articulated.”
Kennedy: Build New Orleans to Lafayette interstate | The New Orleans Advocate – I fully agree with state Treasurer John Kennedy, who says the state should prioritize the long-delayed conversion of U.S. 90 to interstate highway standards. According to the article, Kennedy claimed that converting U.S. 90 in South Louisiana into I-49 South would create 100,000 permanent jobs and be an asset during hurricane evacuations.
Mark Moseley blogs at Your Right Hand Thief. Until mid 2014, Mark Moseley was The Lens' opinion writer, engagement specialist and coordinator for the Charter Schools Reporting Corps. After Katrina and...
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