Monthly Archives: July 2014

Sonnie W. Hereford, IV “My Walk Into History”

Sonnie W. Hereford, IV published the following article in the Notre Dame Magazine in 2007 When I arrived for my first day of school as first-grader in Huntsville, Alabama, in 1963, my entrance was blocked by the governor. In fact, … Continue reading

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WHCAA Death Announcement – Mr. Christopher Vann Morton

Funeral service for Earl Morton’s son (Mr. Christopher Vann Morton) will be Friday, August 1, 2014 in Houston, TX. (Community Chapel Funeral Home – 808 Schweikhardt Street – Houston, TX 77020 – Phone: (713) 672-6397) NOTE: Please keep his father … Continue reading

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Desegregation judge’s research hints at topics for Huntsville’s mediation with DOJ (in 3 charts)

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — U.S. District Judge Madeline Hughes Haikala on June 30 issued a scathing opinion, which criticized desegregation efforts of Huntsville school officials and ordered the city into private mediation with the federal government. But she also tacked on a … Continue reading

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Queen Georgia

GEORGIA SNODGRASS, 90:. AS CHURCH ‘ROYALTY,’ SHE LIVED HER LIFE AT CENTER OF MUSIC, LEARNING AND MUSIC. The children adhered to good manners — which was good, considering that imminent guests at their table included the Rev. Martin Luther King … Continue reading

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Why Poor Schools Can’t Win at Standardized Testing

Meredith Broussard Meredith Broussard is an assistant professor at Temple University, where she teaches data journalism. The companies that create the most important state and national exams also publish textbooks that contain many of the answers. Unfortunately, low-income school districts … Continue reading

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