New Orleans Public Schools

On the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) website, there is a curious link for “parent petition”: PARENT PETITION In
In 2003, the Louisiana legislature created the state-run Recovery School District (RSD), which pre-Katrina was comprised
In 2003, the Louisiana legislature created a state-run Recovery School District (RSD) that allowed the Louisiana Board of
The white teacher believes "n****r" is now “a commoditized word.”
New Orleans is the nation’s largest and most complete experiment in charter schools. After Hurricane Katrina, the State of
Every Black person in America has found themselves in the ‘Sunken Place’ at some point in their lives.
The complaint from which the investigation stemmed was filed by the Southern Poverty Law Center, together with 16 students
Since the first law allowing for the establishment of charter schools in Minnesota passed in 1991, the number of charter
Two New Orleans public schools, one built on top of a cemetery and the other on land previously owned by City Park, are among
Six years ago, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf coast. The impact of Katrina and government bungling continue to inflict major pain on the people left behind. These numbers offer some hints of what remains.
Before Hurricane Katrina, the public school system in New Orleans was notoriously corrupt and under-performing. The state