RSD releases report on equal access

By Jessica Williams, The Lens staff writer |

The Recovery School District released its 2012 Equity Report today in an attempt to provide a one-stop-shop for parents looking for data regarding equal access for students. RSD Superintendent Patrick Dobard said district officials believe the data will better inform parents applying for schools through the new OneApp enrollment process, which launched Feb.

How about real choice for neighborhoods close to Colton campus

By Chris O’Neill, The Lens contributing opinion writer |

Recovery School District Superintendent Paul Vallas is undeniably a busy man. Reorganizing the New Orleans public school system after Katrina and all the years of pre-Katrina neglect is a Herculean task.

BESE member to seek revote on RSD returning schools

Hours after the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education approved Superintendent Paul Pastorek’s to let Recovery School District campuses consider a return to local control, one board member said that she plans to introduce a competing proposal at BESE’s next meeting.