A special all-schools episode. Host and producer Jessica Rosgaard talks to education researcher Doug Harris about New Orleans becoming an all-charter city. And we hear from the lawyer for a family suing John F. Kennedy High School.
State finds that students were allowed to use remediation software — intended for makeup work after failing a course — to take classes for the first time, appearing to corroborate allegations in a recently filed lawsuit.
“Due to the careless and reckless actions of the adults you trusted at JFK, you should be celebrating your senior graduation this month, but instead, you have been forced to question the certainty of your future,” Lewis said at Thursday’s OPSB meeting.
No other schools in the state failed to “administer an entire assessment to an entire grade,” a state education official said. The exams will be counted as zeroes in Einstein’s state performance score.