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  • Feds End Jefferson Parish School Discrimination Probe

    Jefferson Parish public schools have agreed to make changes to end a federal investigation into discrimination against English-language learners. The U.S. Department of Justice brokered the agreement, along with the Department of Education. 

    Jessica Williams is an education reporter at NOLA.com / The Times-Picayune. She says the agreement requires that Jefferson parish make a number of changes.

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  • Food
  • Where Y'Eat: Throw It Back, Or Throw A Dinner Party? Exploring 'Trash Fish'

    Food writer Ian McNulty sits down for a meal of under-utilized seafood meant to showcase what diners might be missing in the bounty of the Gulf.

    The prospect of an exotic dining experience may conjure the unfamiliar food traditions of far-off lands or ingredients too luxurious for everyday meals. But recently I sat down for an intriguingly original dinner built around seafood that is not only found close to home but is also routinely discarded as soon as it’s caught — or else chopped up as bait to catch other fish.

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  • Notes from New Orleans
  • New Orleans' First Family Court Judge Says It's A Labor Of Love

    Orleans Parish recently created a permanent family court judge position. Legal aid attorney Bernadette D’Souza is the first to hold the post.

    On this week’s Notes from New Orleans, Sharon Litwin talks to Judge D’Souza about how she got from a convent in India to a courtroom in Louisiana.

    To read more about Bernadette D'Souza, visit NolaVie.com.

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  • Out To Lunch
  • Out To Lunch: The New Boss

    Cam Marston is an authority on the relationships between generations and on how Boomers, Gen X-ers and Milllenials co-exist in the workplace. Cam consults on his Generational Insights with a wide range of Fortune 500 companies and is a sought after lecture circuit speaker.

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  • Former Mayor Nagin's Case Reflects City's Move Toward Reform

    New Orleans has turned a major corner with the sentencing of former Mayor Ray Nagin. One political observer says the story speaks to the city’s battle against corruption.

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