For 12 years, Orleans Parish public school officials have been trying to figure out how to secure a sports field for the new Booker T. Washington High School on Earhart Boulevard.
Tulane University police booked two men and a woman into New Orleans’ jail late Saturday on allegations that they set a sign on a dorm room door on fire.
Long before Hurricane Katrina laid waste to more than 80 percent of New Orleans' public schools, many of those buildings were already in serious disrepair.
When Melissa McGrane was looking at kindergarten options for her daughter next fall, she was leaning heavily toward private schools. Then she fell in love with Hynes Charter School in Lakeview, one of the city's few A-rated public schools.
This year's Loyola University New Orleans' commencement ceremonies will feature two of Louisiana's household names: Gov. John Bel Edwards and Gayle Benson.
The Jefferson Parish school system has named the principals for eight of its nine schools that will cover pre-kindergarten through eighth grade in the next school year.
Researchers with Tulane University may have found a way to detect preeclampsia, a dangerous pregnancy-related disorder, before it becomes life-threatening, according to a study published in the journal Scientific Reports.
Lauren Fidelak found her name rippling across social media Thursday, which came as quite a shock to the Tulane University sophomore.
Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy is expanding again, this time to the Shrewsbury neighborhood, where the highly rated charter operator plans to open a new school in the fall of 2020.
The Jefferson Parish School Board approved a plan Wednesday to close three elementary schools and convert nine other schools to house prekindergarten through eighth grade.
The Jefferson Parish School Board voted unanimously Wednesday night to approve a settlement with a woman who had accused school administrators of failing to protect her from abusive behavior by board members.
Loyola University in New Orleans is reorganizing its music and arts programs, school officials announced this week, part of an effort to expand its programming and create more student demand for the Uptown school's music, arts and design offerings.
The Jefferson Parish School Board is expected to vote Wednesday on a proposed settlement of a federal harassment suit filed by a woman who worked for the board in 2017.
De La Salle High School officials announced Monday that Principal Paul Kelly will take over as president of the co-ed Uptown Catholic school, after Michael Giambelluca, who led the institution for three years, resigned his post earlier this month.
Rather than revoking the contracts of four F-rated charter schools, Orleans Parish schools Superintendent Henderson Lewis Jr. and his team have elected to work with the schools to try to improve their academics through school-authored improvement …
When Archbishop Gregory Aymond heard three stories in one week about children and adults in the New Orleans archdiocese becoming addicted to pornography, he decided to take action.
Parents pushing for a French immersion program for kindergarten and first-grade students in St. Tammany Parish are now wrangling with school officials over a different subject: math.
A freak incident on Interstate 10 along the Mississippi Gulf Coast left a Tulane University senior dead Tuesday after an 18-wheeler lost two wheels that flew into a rest stop, one of which struck the woman, according to the Biloxi Sun Herald.
The Orleans Parish school district is proposing changes to special education funding that would create more specialized programming for students with specific disabilities, officials announced recently.
When Pamela Prout Foxworth-Carter was named queen of the Mystic Krewe of Femme Fatale, she made one decision almost instantly: Her grand, beaded queen’s mantle for the krewe’s Carnival parade would be highlighted with two colors, orange and green.
The mother of an Edna Karr High School student whose fight with another pupil was caught on video and shared widely on the internet last year has sued in Orleans Parish Civil District Court, claiming various school entities and individuals didn't …
A school in Lakeview was put on lockdown Thursday afternoon after receiving threatening phone calls, according to a release from New Orleans police.
The Jefferson Parish School Board will vote March 13 on closing three west bank schools as part of a plan to create nine new pre-K to eighth-grade schools on the east and west banks in hopes of boosting test scores and keeping more students in school.
A second-year Tulane University student took home an Academy Award on Sunday night for a documentary short she co-produced with a group of friends from her California high school.
Students who are held back in eighth grade are more likely to commit a violent crime by the time they turn 25, according to a study of Louisiana students by the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Gayle Benson, the owner of the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans, will donate $5 million to Jesuit High School, the largest gift in the school's history.
When Henderson Lewis, the superintendent of Orleans Parish public schools, announced that the parish School Board would take over the charter-run Edgar P. Harney Spirit of Excellence Academy at midyear, he said the school's management was so poor …
Amid mixed reactions, the Orleans Parish School Board voted unanimously Thursday to approve a charter agreement that will pave the way for a partnership between Hynes Charter School and the University of New Orleans.
A Broussard mom’s civil rights may have been violated Wednesday when police arrested her for posting a video to social media that shows a fight between two high school students.
When officials announced in November that a new campus of the highly rated Hynes Charter School would be opening in Gentilly in partnership with the University of New Orleans, they said it would provide 75 kindergarten seats next school year in a …
St. Tammany Parish parents who have been pushing for the creation of a French immersion program for kindergarten and first-grade students next year have achieved a partial victory — the class will be offered for kindergarten students.
When Kelly Frisch started teaching in St. Bernard Parish 24 years ago, she hoped to inspire children in the same way as her most memorable teachers had inspired her.
Thousands of parents, teachers and community members attended the 13th annual Schools Expo hosted by the Urban League of Louisiana's Parent Information Center on Saturday.
A proposed purchase of 40 acres of land at Nola Motorsports Park by the Jefferson Parish School Board for a new vocational school was deferred Tuesday night to allow a board committee to review it.
Nearly a year after the leader of Einstein Charter Schools stepped down amid a dispute with the Orleans Parish School Board over bus transportation, the New Orleans charter network has a new leader.
Cade Brumley has been on the job less than a year, but already the Jefferson Parish School Board is giving him a contract extension.
Building on a "longstanding" relationship between two New Orleans institutions, Xavier University and Ochsner Health System have forged a new full-time graduate physician's assistant program, officials have announced.
Charter school leaders set to take control of McDonogh 35 High School later this year laid out their plans last week for turning around the struggling school, pledging to improve academic performance and to keep parents well-informed about school issues.
Jesuit High School, the largest Catholic all-boys school in New Orleans, is asking the city for permission to build a raised pedestrian bridge across Banks Street in Mid-City.
Extra Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office deputies will be at L.W. Higgins High School in Harvey on Friday after images of a threatening social media post were faxed to the school and AirDropped to several students' phones, though investigators said…
Apple CEO Tim Cook will deliver the keynote address at Tulane University's 2019 spring graduation, the school announced Thursday.
St. Tammany Parish school administrators must determine by Friday whether a petition drive to create a French immersion program for kindergarten and first-grade students has met the requirements set out in state law.
The New Orleans City Council signed off Thursday on new rules for the bus companies that serve the city's dozens of charter schools, giving City Hall power over an industry that has largely been left to its own devices.
The St. Tammany Parish School Board voted 11-4 Thursday night to ask Sharon Lo Drucker, the District 9 member, to resign in the wake of her arrest for shoplifting $58.25 worth of merchandise from a Walmart near Covington.
If St. Tammany Parish School Board member Sharon Lo Drucker was hoping her shoplifting scandal would quiet down and go away, she got a big dose of reality on Thursday.
A method widely used by scientists to measure sea-level changes in some low-lying coastal areas may be underestimating how quickly waters are rising, according to a new study from Tulane University researchers, suggesting some areas may be under g…
After weeks of negotiations with charter school leaders, a New Orleans City Council committee on Wednesday approved new rules for the private school bus companies that serve the city’s public schools, with an eye toward correcting problems found o…