There was a big improvement last fall when the city announced an expansion of traffic enforcement cameras.
In 2012 and 2014, the state ethics board charged Paulette Bruno and Doris Roché-Hicks with breaking state law because five family members worked at charter schools they run. Years later, the charges remain unresolved.
The security company said it was necessary to protect the boy; the state questions whether it was appropriate.
The school told the boy's mother that he couldn't return to school until he had seen a psychiatrist.
The neighborhood association is pushing for Audubon Charter School, which wants to open a second location.
Donald Pate, who was on the the board for Lake Forest charter school, said he wanted to help out the school by selling dirt for a construction project. That would violate state ethics law. Although he said his company got $120,000, the state Ethics Board cleared him.
International High School and Lusher Charter School argued labor-relations law didn’t apply to them.
ExCEED Network is new, but it has the support of the school principals. InspireNOLA has three other schools.
The new Exceed Network has the same name that school system staffers use for five remaining schools.
“If you decentralize an entire district, there’s a loss in economies of scale,” says researcher Christian Buerger.