COVID-19

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With traditional truancy enforcement suspended, New Orleans public schools are working to develop new procedures to identify and engage with chronically absent students, according to Dina Hasiotis, the district’s chief school support and improvement officer.

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When the school year started virtually in August, 13-year-old Faith Jackson struggled to participate from her home in New Orleans East.

From The Frontline: Mayor LaToya Cantrell

Oct 16, 2020
Crista Rock

Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s first term has been anything but ordinary. In this edition of Nola Life Stories, a series of first person oral histories, Mayor Cantrell shares her reflections on this year of upheaval. Mayor Cantrell’s interview comes from The Historic New Orleans Collection’s new project, From The Frontline: Narratives of the COVID-19 Pandemic in New Orleans.
 

 

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As New Orleans public schools continue its slow return to in-person learning, bringing middle and high school students back to the classroom starting Monday, about 40 percent of students have opted to keep learning at home, according to the district.

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New Orleans public schools are tracking 12 active cases of COVID-19 among students and staff, the district announced Thursday.

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