Category: schools

School superintendent wants to keep the ’35’ but drop the ‘McDonogh,’ replace Ben Franklin with Katherine Johnson

By Domonique Tolliver, Gentilly Messenger School Superintendent Henderson Lewis Jr. has proposed new names for school buildings named after slave owners and segregationists across New Orleans, including two Gentilly high schools named for slave owners. Lewis’ recommendations were submitted to...

Sponsored: Forward New Orleans for Public Schools releases platform for school board elections

Forward New Orleans for Public Schools seeks candidate pledges on issues to improve educational opportunities and outcomes. FNOPS is a coalition of civic, business, and neighborhood organizations committed to increasing the number of quality public school options and ensuring equal...