Marta Jewson covers education in New Orleans for The Lens. She began her reporting career covering charter schools for The Lens and helped found the hyperlocal news site Mid-City Messenger. Jewson returned to New Orleans in the fall of 2014 after covering education for the St. Cloud Times in Minnesota. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with majors in journalism and social welfare and a concentration in educational policy studies.
John Dibert Community School moved into a new facility at the Phillis Wheatley campus in the fall of 2014. The charter school has been continuously overseen by charter management organization Firstline Schools, Inc.By Marta Jewson
In the fall of 2014 John Dibert Community School, operated by Firstline Schools Inc., moved to the Phillis Wheatley campus. The school is now called Phillis Wheatley Community School and is still operated by Firstline.By Marta Jewson
Scroll down to see test scores from just the public schools in Orleans Parish, by grade level. The state released today the first school-level scores from the new test intended to measure Common Core concepts.By Marta Jewson