Superintendent White charges that the groups attacking him are more interested in politics than the education of children.
Former Miller-McCoy principal canceled a bus contract, then awarded it to her brother without authorization.
The school didn't notify the public before a retreat that included seven of its nine board members.
Other states are pioneering different ways of bringing electoral control to charter school management. Would they work here?
About 185 of KIPP's 440 employees in New Orleans attended a national summit for KIPP staffers in Nevada. The trip cost substantially more than the $69,400 that Friends of King spent on a staff-wide retreat in Biloxi, Miss. But Kipp's nine schools all have money in the bank, while one of Friends of King's two schools posted a $1 million deficit.
Letting parents become school board members also discussed.
Critics of the Orleans Parish School Board say the central office is still bloated. But administrative staffing has dropped 90 percent compared to an 81 percent drop in enrollment. OPSB officials say they also have to provide services for private and charter schools.
Public wasn't allowed to comment on individual items before the board in a June meeting.
Schools nationwide are adding time to the school year — lengthening days, requiring Saturday classes or shortening summer.
Schools haven't been billed for water since Hurricane Katrina.