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July 10, 2018

13 Years Post-Katrina, New Orleans' Elected School Board Is Back in Control

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.

April 06, 2018

KIPP Alumni Are Thriving at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Here's Why

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

Charter Schools May Come to Puerto Rico, But Don't Expect Another New Orleans

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

New Orleans' Remaining District Schools Move Closer to Charter Conversion

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 Schools Chief Signals City's Last District Schools May Become Charters

New Orleans may become the first city in the country to be made up entirely of charter schools.

September 06, 2016

New Orleans Education Advocate Takes On Georgetown University Slave Debate

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

Louisiana Governor Signs Bill Reunifying New Orleans' School System

The state of Louisiana has been overseeing the majority of New Orleans' schools for over a decade.

May 06, 2016

La. Lawmakers OK Bill to Return New Orleans Charters to Local Oversight

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

How New Orleans' Charter Schools Are Helping Their Graduates Through College

Some charter schools in New Orleans are helping their alumni persist through college with specialized staff and programs.

September 17, 2015

What Do Parents Think About Algorithms Choosing Schools for Their Kids?

Common enrollment systems are billed as a way to help families navigate school choice, but these policies have drawn strong criticism from some parents.

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