This week on Behind the Lens:
The grade inflation scandal that rocked John F. Kennedy High School affected students graduation eligibility, and lead the New Beginnings Schools Foundation to surrender its charters. Lens Education reporter Marta Jewson has a recap of one of the biggest stories of 2019.
Also: Entergy update. The New Orleans City Council is continuing with plans to change how the energy company is regulated. Michael Isaac Stein has that report.
And a children’s rights attorney says the privatization of public school busing in New Orleans has lead to a crisis that should be viewed as a civil rights issue. We talk with Victor Jones of the Southern Poverty Law Center.