This week on Behind the Lens:

KIPP New Orleans will take over the charter for John F Kennedy High School after a grading and transcript scandal that affected more than half of the senior class. Marta Jewson has the details.

Also – a candidate for the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education survives a court challenge, securing her spot on the October ballot.

And a new interpretation of the city’s zoning laws threatens live music in restaurants and bars with outdoor space. Michael Isaac Stein explains.