Vouchers “reversed much of the progress made toward desegregation,” the Justice Department said. However, state Education Superintendent John White, as should be expected, disagreed with that contention, pointing out to NOLA.com that almost all of the students who benefit from vouchers are black.

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Mark Moseley blogs at Your Right Hand Thief. Until mid 2014, Mark Moseley was The Lens' opinion writer, engagement specialist and coordinator for the Charter Schools Reporting Corps. After Katrina and...