Education

Education Matters
11:45 am
Thu March 3, 2011

2011 New Orleans Parents Guide to Public Schools

New Orleans, LA – The 2011 New Orleans Parents' Guide to Public Schools has arrived. WWNO's Angela Taylor introduces the producers of this important resource for parents.

To learn more about the New Orleans Parents' Organization Network and to download your copy of the latest parents guide, visit their website. We also invite your comments or ideas for future reports: educationmatters@wwno.org

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WWNO Commentary
7:01 pm
Fri February 25, 2011

Striking the Knowledge Factory

Dr. Andre Perry

New Orleans, LA – Dr, Andre Perry discusses a need to return to teaching for creativity instead of test-taking.

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Education Matters
11:36 am
Thu February 24, 2011

Abramson Science & Technology Charter School

New Orleans, LA – In an effort to highlight the success and innovation happening in local public schools, WWNO has initiated a series of profiles on them. In our first installment, producer Angela Taylor brings us an inside look at Abramson Science and Technology Charter School.

We invite your comments for future ideas and reports: educationmatters@wwno.org

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WWNO Commentary
4:51 pm
Fri February 18, 2011

The Most Basic of Things

Dr. Andre Perry

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses hunger and its impact on learning.

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Education Matters
11:35 am
Thu February 17, 2011

Early Childhood Education in New Orleans

Children enrolled in one of Louisiana's pre-k development programs.

New Orleans, LA – Local early childhood education advocates are closely monitoring the budget battle shaping up between the Obama Administration and House Republicans' vastly different funding philosophies for the nation's Head Start program. At the same time, Louisiana's highly praised L-A-4 pre-k program lingers in limbo, under-funded and, therefore, under-utilized. Angela Taylor takes a closer look at what this means for New Orleans.

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Education Matters
12:39 pm
Thu February 3, 2011

SUNO/UNO Merger Proposal Provokes Reaction

SUNO and UNO could be combined as a single institution of higher education.

New Orleans, LA – Debate has been sparked in the wake of Governor Jindal's announcement to seek a study on the potential merger of UNO and SUNO. Angela Taylor reports on how some of the discussion is taking shape.

We invite your comments or ideas for future reports, email: educationmatters@wwno.org

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Education Matters
12:39 pm
Thu January 27, 2011

RSD Engages Public on School Facilities Master Plan

Parents, teachers and administrators discuss the future of New Orleans' schools.

New Orleans, LA – For the past month, the Recovery School District has hosted public meetings throughout New Orleans to get feedback on its revised school facilities assignment lists. Angela Taylor reports on what's at stake.

We invite your comments or ideas for future reports: educationmatters@wwno.org

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WWNO Commentary
1:54 pm
Fri January 21, 2011

Babies Having Babies

Dr. Andre Perry

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses the problem of pregnancy in the schools.

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WWNO Commentary
6:23 pm
Fri January 14, 2011

Love Is the Only Thing Worth Fighting For

Dr. Andre Perry

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses lessons learned from the Arizona shooting.

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Education Matters
5:42 pm
Thu January 13, 2011

LAPCS Announces Student of the Year

A few of the students in the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools

New Orleans, LA – Angela Taylor introduces a special New Orleans Public School student.

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