Education Desk

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Aubri Juhasz / WWNO

New Orleans public schools reported a drop in active COVID-19 cases for the second week in a row, according to new data released Monday afternoon.

Clarence Williams / WWNO

Young Audiences Charter Association will take the helm of Lawrence D. Crocker College Prep beginning next school year, NOLA Public Schools announced Friday.

Aubri Juhasz / WWNO

NOLA Public Schools suspended mobile testing programs Friday after learning state provided tests could result in false negatives, the district said in a press release.

Aubri Juhasz / WWNO

Public school classrooms will remain closed for at least another week as New Orleans distances itself from its latest COVID-19 surge.

Aubri Juhasz / WWNO

After transitioning most students to online-only instruction two weeks ago, New Orleans public school officials are expected to revisit their decision Thursday.