Education Desk

Education news is a priority for our expanding local news reporting — providing trusted news for parents, educators and community leaders. 

Support for education reporting on New Orleans Public Radio comes from Entergy Corporation.

Mallory Falk

Monday marks the first deadline to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Throughout the country, health care navigators are helping people with the enrollment process. In New Orleans, they're working hard to reach as many people as possible, spending time outside shopping malls, corner stores... even the airport.

Cheryl Gerber / Second Harvest

As school days get longer and family budgets grow tighter, more students are eating all three meals — breakfast, lunch, and dinner — at school.

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