This week on Behind the Lens, parties in a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of death row prisoners in Louisiana have reached a settlement.

The NOLA Public Schools district is seeking accounting records for James Singleton Charter School in an ongoing legal battle. Also in local education news, New Orleans public schools will not follow new state guidelines that loosen quarantine guidelines for in-school COVID exposures.

And our health reporter Philip Kiefer has a follow-up on his story from last week on immigrant communities recovering after Hurricane Ida.

Our guests this week are Nick Chrastil, Marta Jewson, Philip Kiefer, and Charles Maldonado.

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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...