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February 10, 2015

Judge OKs Special Ed. Settlement Marking Changes for New Orleans' Charter Schools

The original complaint in 2010 claimed students with disabilities were largely left behind in the massive post-Katrina school choice reform efforts that turned most of the city's public schools into charters.

February 06, 2015

Judge Says Work Needed on Proposed New Orleans Special Ed. Settlement

A judge says that objections must be addressed before a proposed settlement can go forward in a 2010 complaint alleging discrimination against students with disabilities.

January 21, 2015

Orleans Parish District Chooses New Leader After Long Search

Henderson Lewis Jr., the schools chief in the East Feliciana Parish district, will become superintendent of schools in Orleans Parish, which operates six regular schools and oversees 14 charters in New Orleans.

January 07, 2015

New Report Details Cumbersome Procurement Practices in Big-City Districts

The report by the Center on Reinventing Public Education says some of those procurement processes, while well-meaning, may stifle innovation.

December 19, 2014

Settlement Agreement Reached in NOLA Special Education Lawsuit

The agreement includes changes to the charter renewal process.

December 17, 2014

Orleans Parish School Board Inches Closer to Choosing a New Superintendent

The district has been without a permanent superintendent for two and a half years.

December 11, 2014

New Orleans Special Education Lawsuit Nears Settlement

Filed in 2010, the complaint says school choice reform efforts in New Orleans have left many students with disabilities behind.

November 21, 2014

Why NOLA Charters Aren't Returning to the Orleans Parish School Board

Fifteen of the 36 schools that are eligible this year to return to the Orleans Parish School Board, which ran the city's schools before Hurricane Katrina, have voted against doing so. More boards will make the decision by the end of the year.

November 21, 2014

NOLA Charter Schools Sticking With Recovery School District

Fifteen of the 36 schools that are eligible this year to return to the Orleans Parish School Board, which ran the city's schools before Hurricane Katrina, have voted against doing so. More boards will make the decision by the end of the year.

November 14, 2014

Walton Family Foundation Funds Parent-Engagement Efforts in New Orleans

A $1.2 million grant from the Walton Family Foundation will help the Urban League of Greater New Orleans' increase its parent outreach efforts.

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