In-person School Postponed in New Orleans Because of Tropical Storm Sally

As Tropical Storm Sally threatens southeast Louisiana, NOLA Public Schools officials announced today (Sunday, Sept. 13) that in-person instruction will not begin across school campuses tomorrow (Monday) as previously scheduled. All schools will remain on distance learning through at least Wednesday, Sept. 16. The District will continue to monitor TS...

Youngest NOLA Public School Students Set to Return to Classrooms Starting Next Week

School Superintendent Henderson Lewis Jr. was joined by Mayor Latoya Cantrell and City Health Director Dr. Jennifer Avegno, Thursday, Sept. 10, to discuss the reopening of in-person schools. Lewis confirmed that PreK- through fourth grade students will start returning to classrooms for in-person learning beginning Monday, Sept. 14. students in...

Documentary About Murder of Botham Jean Set to Air on ID on Thursday, Sept. 10

Jean was shot in 2018 inside his Dallas apartment by white, female, off-duty police officer Amy Guyger. Guyger claimed she shot Botham because she thought she had entered her own home, and he was a trespassing burglar. Like many controversial police killings of minorities, Botham’s murder sparked national outrage Emotional...

SUNO Accreditation Sanction Removed

Southern University at New Orleans learned today (Thursday, Sept. 3), that the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), has removed the University from probation. "This is great news,” said James H. Ammons, Jr., Interim Chancellor of SUNO. “The institution could not have achieved this remarkable turnaround...