New Orleans, LA – Last month a federal lawsuit was filed against the Louisiana Department of Education on behalf of New Orleans' special education students. In the first of a two-part report, exploring the details behind the suit, WWNO's Angela Taylor tells the story of one its plaintiffs.
New Orleans, LA – Several nationally renown keynote speakers shared insight and fostered debate about local school systems during a conference at the University of New Orleans. Angela Taylor attended one of the group sessions to discuss leadership.
New Orleans, LA – In December the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education will make a decision about the state's continued governance over New Orleans' Public Schools. The recommendation was made by Superintendent Paul Pastorek, who is now facing a growing opposition. Angela Taylor reports.
New Orleans, LA – Time magazine has called New Orleans, "The Greatest Education Lab" in America. The city's multi-level reforms are often cast as the biggest education experiment ever seen in a major US city. So, are these reforms improving the city's academic performance?
New Orleans, LA – The University of New Orleans recently hosted the Education Reforms Research Conference. One of the conference's keynote speakers sat down with WWNO's Angela Taylor to discuss public education reforms taking shape in New Orleans.