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Black students were twice as likely to be suspended compared to white students in Louisiana schools.
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Researchers at the Education Research Alliance for New Orleans have released a new report showing Louisiana's black students and low-income students are more likely to be suspended than white and wealthier students. 

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This week on Le Show, Harry Shearer has News of AFPAK, News of Bees, New of the Smart World, News of the Olympic Movement, What the Frack, Apologies of the Week, plus great music and commentary on Al Franken and Roy Moore.

Continuum presents a program of Renaissance Band Music. The musical band is a group of specialized musicians usually playing various types of wind instruments sometimes with added vocals. You’ll hear three Renaissance bands performing; The New World Renaissance Band, Piffaro - The Renaissance Band, and The New York Renaissance Band. Included on the program is a suite of dances from the composition, Terpsichore, named after the muse of the dance, by composer Michael Praetorius (1571-1621).

New Orleans Election Results From The Lens

Nov 18, 2017
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Mayoral candidates Desiree Charbonnet and LaToya Cantrell faced off in a historic election on Saturday night, while Districts B and E determine New Orleans City Council runoff winners. See who carried which neighborhoods with The Lens’ results maps

On this week's show, we meet some mad scientists of the culinary world and uncover some of the greatest technical secrets of the kitchen and bar. We begin with culinary inventor Dave Arnold at New York’s former Booker and Dax, whose collaborations with Chef Wylie Dufresne have resulted in magical molecular gastronomy. He tells us about some of his wildest experiments in the kitchen.

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The New Orleans mayoral election is Saturday. WWNO’s Jessica Rosgaard sat down with both candidates. Here is her interview with councilwoman LaToya Cantrell, conducted on Monday, Nov. 13.

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The New Orleans mayoral election is Saturday. WWNO's Jessica Rosgaard sat down with both candidates. Here is her interview with former municipal court judge Desiree Charbonnet, conducted on Thursday, Nov. 16.

On this week's edition of All Things New Orleans, we'll chat about National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week with representatives from Grace at the Green Light and the New Orleans Women & Children Shelter. Then, Jessica Rosgaard discusses the upcoming mayoral election with The Advocate's Stephanie Grace. 

And we'll share another story from Bring Your Own; a live story-telling series. 

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On this week's coastal news roundup, WWNO's Tegan Wendland talked with Nola.com | The Times-Picayune's coastal reporter Sara Sneath about how land loss is affecting a native duck species, prioritizing coastal restoration projects and new funding to rebuild a barrier island.

Supporters of the leadership at Bethune and Baby Ben cheer a student who urged the OPSB to grant Bethune's current leadership a charter.
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It's the general understanding that Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary and Benjamin Franklin Elementary and Middle will become charter schools. The only question is when that will happen, and who will run them. The schools' current principals think it should be them, so they applied to the Orleans Parish School Board to convert them into charters beginning next year. But an independent report recommended the board deny their applications.

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