The suit began as an effort to prevent mass firings after flooding from the 2005 storm shut down schools and thousands of employees lost their jobs.
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May 18, 2015
May 14, 2015
Jack Schneider and New Orleans educator Mercedes Schneider discuss the seeming insularity of education reform circles.
May 13, 2015
This report points out flaws with the academic and financial oversight of Louisiana's charter school system and calls for a moratorium on new charters.
May 13, 2015
The report urges a moratorium on new charters until oversight is fixed; meanwhile, a poll finds many New Orleans residents believe charters have improved education in the city.
May 12, 2015
Common enrollment systems offer a single form and deadline for families to apply to almost all schools within a city, including regular district schools, charters, magnets, and in some cases voucher programs at private schools.
May 07, 2015
Jack Schneider and Mercedes Schneider discuss the so-called privatization agenda in public education.
May 05, 2015
Jack Schneider and Mercedes Schneider discuss school reform in New Orleans and the Recovery School District
April 23, 2015
Boys of color in the award-winning award schools consistently met or exceeded proficiency on standardized tests in math and English-language arts, often outperforming a majority of their peers statewide.
March 27, 2015
Other New Orleans public school principals responded to competitive pressure by improving academic programs or opening new schools.
March 26, 2015
Leaders in New Orleans' charter school system face constant pressure to increase enrollment, though few are employing strategies that substantially improve their schools, a new study finds.