Education

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses the New World edition of Mark Twain's "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn."

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