Eve Abrams

Eve Abrams first fell in love with stories listening to her grandmother tell them; it’s been an addiction ever since.

Eve is a radio producer, writer, audio documentarian, and educator. Her work airs on WWNO, as well as on national programs such as the Tavis Smiley Show, Studio 360, The World, and This American Life. Her writing is published in the 2010 collection Where We Know: New Orleans as Home, as well as in Fourth Genre, Wesleyan Magazine, and the forthcoming New Orleans atlas, Unfathomable City. She is also the co-author of the book Preservation Hall.

Eve has taught in public and charter schools, both in New Orleans and New York City, and currently teaches writing at the Waldo Burton School and an audio workshop at Tulane University.

Education
4:45 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Akili Academy Illustrates How New Orleans Teachers Have Changed

Lesley Blouin works with David Phoenix at his desk.
Akili Acadmey

Originally published on Fri January 31, 2014 10:46 am

Just after Hurricane Katrina, the entire teaching staff of The Orleans Parish School Board was fired. Last week, a state appeals court ruled that those teachers were denied due process.

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Science & Environment
9:02 am
Tue December 17, 2013

The Woodlands Conservancy Preserves An Endangered Ecosystem

Deep into the Woodland Conserancy's forest are cypress and bottomland hardwood trees.
Josh Brasted

Originally published on Tue December 17, 2013 9:04 am

Woodlands Conservancy is creating a legacy for future generations by preserving and developing an ecosystem of coastal hardwood forest dedicated to public use.

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Education
11:51 am
Sat November 23, 2013

Homer Plessy Community School Defies Dominant Charter School Model

Sophia and Jonathan insdie their new school
Ben McLeish

Originally published on Fri November 22, 2013 11:59 am

Proponents of charter schools in New Orleans have a refrain: charters mean more choice, for kids and families. But most of the charter schools in New Orleans are based on a similar educational model — one marked by rigidity and a relentless focus on getting into college.

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