Mallory Falk http://wwno.org en Charter School Group Accused Of Violating Students' Civil Rights http://wwno.org/post/charter-school-group-accused-violating-students-civil-rights <p><strong><em>This story has been updated.</em></strong></p><p>A group of lawyers, students and parents have filed a civil rights complaint against three local charter schools. They're asking state and federal officials to investigate the discipline policies at Carver Preparatory, Carver Collegiate Academy and Sci Academy, all operated by Collegiate Academies. These schools have the highest suspension rates in the city.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:13:37 +0000 Mallory Falk 58604 at http://wwno.org Audio Postcard: Heritage School Of Music Auditions http://wwno.org/post/audio-postcard-heritage-school-music-auditions <p></p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 20:00:00 +0000 Mallory Falk 53955 at http://wwno.org Charter School Model Spreads Across Louisiana http://wwno.org/post/charter-school-model-spreads-across-louisiana-2 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New Orleans will soon become the first city with an all-charter school district, but the education landscape looks much different across the rest of Louisiana. M</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">any parishes have few or no charter schools, but that's starting to change.</span></p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Mallory Falk 53495 at http://wwno.org As Health Care Deadline Draws Near, Navigators Get Creative http://wwno.org/post/health-care-deadline-draws-near-navigators-get-creative <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Monday marks the first deadline to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Throughout the country, health care navigators are helping people with the enrollment process. In New Orleans, they're working hard to reach as many people as possible, spending time outside shopping malls, corner stores... even the airport.</span></p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Mallory Falk 50370 at http://wwno.org More New Orleans Students Eat All Three Meals At School http://wwno.org/post/more-new-orleans-students-eat-all-three-meals-school <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">As school days get longer and family budgets grow tighter, more students are eating all three meals — breakfast, lunch, and dinner — at school.</p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:14:08 +0000 Mallory Falk 49299 at http://wwno.org