In yesterday’s New Orleans news conference, Arne Duncan addressed two of our program’s most pressing issues: 1) community enfrachisement in school restructuring/ closure process 2) inclusion and equitable treatment of special education and limited-English students at New Orleans charters. Congratulations to all of our youth leaders for their amazing work
For Release on October 25, 2012 Contact: Jacob Cohen (email@example.com; 415-577-1590) One Week Before Election, Impacted Students to Question 11 Orleans Parish School Board Candidates on Education Equity Issues The Largest Youth-Led Candidate Forum Since Hurricane Katrina will Shift the Discourse, Placing Student Voices at the Center What: The Vietnamese American
NEW ORLEANS — Good news seems hard to find these days, but New Orleans has plenty right now. The most recent test scores for the city’s schools show students steadily improving. Widely considered one of the nation’s worst school districts for years, New Orleans’ schools have been showing remarkable gains.
The city’s charter schools are continuing to show their true colors…or lack thereof. Last week, families of color at Ben Franklin protested the school’s refusal to provide bus transportation for students who live long distances from the school. The issue is critical because a large number of Franklin’s student population