Marta Jewson

Mar 052013

Robert P. George, a legal theorist, former presidential appointee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights and former president of the National Organization for Marriage, will speak on issues of faith and social justice in a lecture titled “Five Pillars of a Decent and Dynamic Society” on Wednesday (March 6) at Loyola University. Continue reading »

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Mar 042013

The Recovery School District, in partnership with the Orleans Parish School Board, will host two application fairs for families this month, one for middle school families at KIPP Central Academy Wednesday (March 6) and another at Crocker Elementary on March 15. Continue reading »

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Feb 222013

The Orleans Public Education Network will host a networking night for young professionals at Oak Wine Bar on Sunday evening (Feb. 24) that will also include a presentation to Leona Tate, who in 1960 was one of four African-American schoolgirls to integrate a previously all-white New Orleans school. Continue reading »

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Feb 022013

Audubon Charter School’s Carrollton Avenue campus relocation to McDonogh No. 7 would require a variance from the city according to Operations Manager Alisa Dupre.

Dupre said the move would require four modular classrooms to be placed at the McDonogh No. 7 site, which would require a city variance. Dupre said the Orleans Parish School Board is currently working with the city on the variance while simultaneously doing repair work on the building.

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Jan 172013

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Following a rash of delivery package thefts from Uptown homes during the Christmas holidays, police arrested two men, and they identified another set of suspects but lacked the evidence to charge them, authorities said. Continue reading »

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