Arriving at Mays Prep there were no postings regarding the board meeting and the school’s security guard was unaware of any meeting. According to Brent Washington, the Director of Finance, the principal cancelled the board meeting at about 4 p.m.

The Lens called the school’s office at 1:30pm to confirm the meeting and was told the Board was set to meet at 5pm.

Marta Jewson

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...