Behind The Lens episode 30: One-newspaper town

Marta Jewson on lead filters in New Orleans public schools. Michael Isaac Stein on how short-term rentals figure into Mayor Cantrell’s infrastructure deal. And Jed Horne talks about The Advocate’s purchase of The Times-Picayune.

Class Dismissed: OneApp

Part three in a series on school closures in New Orleans. The centralized school enrollment lottery takes months to conduct and offers special priority to students in closing schools. Two parents whose kids attend closing schools tell us how they’re playing the odds for next year.