The Orleans Parish School Board will oversee a wholly unique system of autonomous charter schools that has made significant gains since 2005, but still faces big challenges.
Recently in New Orleans Charter Schools Category
July 10, 2018
April 06, 2018
Among the alumni of the country's largest charter school network, those who are now attending HBCUs report significantly higher feelings of belonging than their peers in other colleges. They are also more likely to seek out academic supports at their colleges.
February 09, 2018
Puerto Rico is looking to charter schools and school vouchers to help rebuild and improve its education system post-Hurricane Maria. But is it really on track to implement a New Orleans-style overhaul of its schools?
January 30, 2017
The principals of New Orleans five remaining traditional public schools are seeking to convert them into charter schools. New Orleans will become the nation's first all-charter school district if the application is approved.
December 12, 2016
New Orleans may become the first city in the country to be made up entirely of charter schools.
September 06, 2016
Karran Harper Royal, one of New Orleans' best-known public education advocates, is a descendant of slaves who were sold by Georgetown University.
May 12, 2016
The state of Louisiana has been overseeing the majority of New Orleans' schools for over a decade.
May 06, 2016
Louisiana lawmakers in both the House and the Senate have approved a bill transferring oversight of New Orleans charter schools from the state to the local school board.
March 31, 2016
Some charter schools in New Orleans are helping their alumni persist through college with specialized staff and programs.
September 17, 2015
Common enrollment systems are billed as a way to help families navigate school choice, but these policies have drawn strong criticism from some parents.