The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education meets this evening in New Orleans. The meetings held in the city generally address matters specific to Recovery School District charter schools.

I’ll be live blogging it here.

The board is expected to discuss the now empty John McDonogh high school building on Esplanade Avenue, and the possibility of eligible charter schools leaving the oversight of the RSD and returning to the Orleans Parish School Board.

Update: Read a summary of the evening’s meeting here.

BESE 6 p.m. meeting coverage

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...