The well-regarded school would become the second charter in the city to join union.
State rep complains about lack of input — but state officials were involved years ago.
Meeting starts at 9 a.m. Two key Democrats say they support a compromise that would delay tougher testing.
A separate bill would cover the cost of pre-K programs for all 4-year-olds in Louisiana.
Cutting-edge schools send out robocalls in three languages, translate handbooks and report cards, and keep bilingual staff on call to help Spanish and Vietnamese parents whose English may be shaky or nonexistent. Federal law requires accommodation, but not all schools comply.