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Folgers tax-break saga ends with rejection by New Orleans City Council

The New Orleans City Council rejected all of the Folgers Coffee Company’s property tax exemption applications in a final decision on Thursday, giving the...

With COVID-19 the worst it’s been, Louisiana’s college students return to...

Students at Louisiana’s colleges and universities return to school this month in a state that has more COVID-19 cases than it has ever had...

Why a former student accusing Derrius Guice of misconduct sued LSU...

Samantha Brennan is the former LSU student who said college football star Derrius Guice took a nude photo of her without her permission while...

After pro-Trump mob attacks U.S. Capitol, history teachers connect the past...

When Donald Hess, a world history teacher at McDonogh 35 High School in New Orleans, logged onto his Zoom class Thursday morning, he knew...

Gov. Edwards appoints nephew, former law partner to UL System board

Gov. John Bel Edwards named his nephew and former law partner Bradley A. Stevens to the board of supervisors for the University of Louisiana...

LSU ordered to release records in football star Derrius Guice’s case

LSU has been ordered to release records without most redactions of a university police investigation into former college football star Derrius Guice, who was...

New Orleans Public Schools will shift to virtual instruction only

On the same day that Louisiana students returned to school from winter break, NOLA Public Schools announced that, beginning Thursday, all its students will...

‘They’re so weary’: Louisiana teachers recover from back-to-back hurricanes during the...

This story was originally published in Southerly magazine with The Hechinger Report. It is second in a three-part series supported by the Pulitzer Center about...

65 percent of students back to in-person learning by end of...

By the end of public schools’ first full semester in the pandemic, 65% of students are back to face-to-face learning, 21% are virtually learning,...

Folgers tax breaks survive another month with New Orleans City Council

To the disappointment of many residents, the New Orleans City Council on Thursday postponed a vote on controversial tax exemptions for Folgers Coffee Company...

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