Nearly 80 percent of New Orleans public school students attend charter schools, more than in any other city in America. That puts us on the cutting edge of a nationwide school reform effort.
By Jessica Williams, The Lens staff writer |
More transparency, more equity, and greater levels of commitment to non-charter schools were among requests from community members at a public task force meeting Tuesday night with Recovery School District head John White. Members of the task force – comprising representatives from the RSD, the non-profit Orleans Parish Education Network and the charter support group New Schools for New Orleans – presented feedback gathered during a July comment period.