This week on Behind the Lens, NOLA Public Schools takes steps to revoke the charter of the troubled James M. Singleton Charter School. 

A group of New Orleans Department of Public Works employees initiated a strike decrying working conditions and pay. And the New Orleans City Council passed a non-binding resolution pledging that they will not accept campaign contributions from Entergy and the council’s utility consultants.

Finally, many Louisiana residents may face the loss of Medicaid benefits as COVID-19 emergency winds down.

Our guests this week are education reporter Marta Jewson, government and cultural economy reporter Michael Isaac Stein, and health reporter Philip Kiefer.

Carolyne Heldman

Carolyne Heldman has been in media for 35 years, most recently as Executive Director at an NPR member station in Colorado where she was responsible for new multi-platform content initiatives, strategic...