Education

Education Matters
6:24 pm
Wed December 15, 2010

BESE Approves Pastorek Plan

New Orleans, LA – Last week, the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education approved state superintendent Paul Pastorek's governance plan for RSD-run schools. Angela Taylor reports on the details of the plan and what it means for New Orleans' Public School System.

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WWNO Commentary
12:09 am
Fri December 10, 2010

Choosing the Provider

Dr. Andre Perry

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses the process of selecting charter school operators.

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Education Matters
12:51 pm
Wed December 8, 2010

Ten Plaintiffs File Suit Against LDE Part 2

New Orleans, LA – Last week we heard the story of Noah Fischer and his mother's struggles to get her special need's son a public education in New Orleans. This week, in the second of a two-part story, Angela Taylor reports on what the State of Louisiana and the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools responses are to this issue.

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WWNO Commentary
12:03 am
Fri December 3, 2010

The Blessings and Sins of Declining Catholic School Enrollment

Dr. Andre Perry

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses the impact of declining Catholic school enrollment on the public school system in New Orleans.

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Education Matters
12:39 pm
Wed December 1, 2010

Ten Plaintiffs File Suit Against LDE Part 1

New Orleans, LA – Last month a federal lawsuit was filed against the Louisiana Department of Education on behalf of New Orleans' special education students. In the first of a two-part report, exploring the details behind the suit, WWNO's Angela Taylor tells the story of one its plaintiffs.

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Education Matters
3:11 pm
Wed November 24, 2010

Diane Ravitch Speaks at Dillard University

Ravitch's latest book.

New Orleans, LA – For more information about Diane Ravitch, visit her website.

 

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Education Matters
12:41 pm
Wed November 24, 2010

Diane Ravitch Speaks at Dillard University

Diane Ravitch

New Orleans, LA – For more information about Diane Ravitch, visit her website.

 

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WWNO Commentary
11:51 pm
Fri November 19, 2010

Education is the New Sexy

Dr. Andre Perry

New Orleans – Andre Perry discusses how education should be considered the new sexy.

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Education Matters
12:52 pm
Wed November 17, 2010

UNO Hosts Educational Reform Research Conference

New Orleans, LA – Several nationally renown keynote speakers shared insight and fostered debate about local school systems during a conference at the University of New Orleans. Angela Taylor attended one of the group sessions to discuss leadership.

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Education Matters
12:55 pm
Tue November 2, 2010

Paul Pastorek Encounters Opposition

Superintendent Paul Pastorek

New Orleans, LA – In December the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education will make a decision about the state's continued governance over New Orleans' Public Schools. The recommendation was made by Superintendent Paul Pastorek, who is now facing a growing opposition. Angela Taylor reports.

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