"Thanks to the Knight Foundation for this 'knot-hole' [The Vault] through which we, the unwashed, can peer to see just how our tax dollars are being spent by City Hall. Please keep up the good work."
—Eugene B. Kordahl
A conversation on emergency preparedness as New Orleans waits for Tropical Storm Barry, Entergy’s efforts to lower carbon emissions, and a new approach to give expelled students the tools to return to their regular classroom
Marta Jewson on lead filters in New Orleans schools. Michael Isaac Stein on Entergy regulation. And host and producer Jessica Rosgaard interviews Waveland Mayor Mike Smith about the Bonnet Carre Spillway and its impact on the coast.
The district wants to trade McDonogh 7, a 142-year-old school, for a HANO site on Earhart. A neighborhood group is suing. And the state is reviewing steps taken to clean contaminants from the HANO site.