The last of a handful of traditional schools run by the Recovery School District will not reopen in September.
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May 29, 2014
April 30, 2013
New Orleans voters have very mixed thoughts on how the past 8 years of education policies in the city have worked and on what should come next for the city's schools.
February 25, 2013
The high-profile charter school leader is not only tackling school turnaround in New Orleans, he's pursuing a new, non-charter effort to provide better secondary school choices to middle class families in Los Angeles Unified.
March 16, 2012
The nonprofit group New Schools for New Orleans recently released a guide on the lessons it has learned in creating a decentralized network of charter schools for other urban districts that may want to follow its lead.
December 15, 2011
The eight-year-old district is seen as being on the cutting edge of education reform, but has also faced some challenges.
December 09, 2011
John White, who has lead the Recovery School District since the spring, could be moving into the position vacated earlier this year by Paul Pastorek.
September 13, 2010
A new proposal may clear the way for some New Orleans schools to return to local control, rather than spend another five years in the state's recovery school district.
December 17, 2009
New Orleans parents have a positive view of their schools, a new study finds.
November 18, 2009
Leslie Jacobs, a former member of the state board of education and the city school board and an architect of the post-Katrina education landscape in the city, will run for mayor.
October 13, 2009
The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Charter School for Science and Technology prepares to welcome yet another prominent guest.