Marta Jewson

Marta Jewson is the education reporter for for The Lens.

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Recovery School District, charters embarking on a unique year in spotlight

A student walks off the bus at John Dibert Community School, one of the many charter schools in New Orleans under the auspices of the Recovery School District.

As of this academic year, the RSD is out of the business of directly running schools. All the schools under its auspices are now charters, and the national education world's attention is on how this first-of-its-kind arrangement will work. The Lens is teaming up with The Hechinger Report to report on the intricacies of something that's called a district but is made up of myriad independent schools.