The Sierra Club’s Delta Chapter has worked for more than 28 years to slow and restore the damage to Louisiana’s coastal wetlands. Since the 1950s, the oil and gas industries have dredged thousands of miles of canals for drilling and pipelines — destroying the wetlands that are critical for wildlife habitat and
In yesterday’s New Orleans news conference, Arne Duncan addressed two of our program’s most pressing issues: 1) community enfrachisement in school restructuring/ closure process 2) inclusion and equitable treatment of special education and limited-English students at New Orleans charters. Congratulations to all of our youth leaders for their amazing work
For Release on October 25, 2012 Contact: Jacob Cohen (email@example.com; 415-577-1590) One Week Before Election, Impacted Students to Question 11 Orleans Parish School Board Candidates on Education Equity Issues The Largest Youth-Led Candidate Forum Since Hurricane Katrina will Shift the Discourse, Placing Student Voices at the Center What: The Vietnamese American
NEW ORLEANS — Good news seems hard to find these days, but New Orleans has plenty right now. The most recent test scores for the city’s schools show students steadily improving. Widely considered one of the nation’s worst school districts for years, New Orleans’ schools have been showing remarkable gains.