Education

Education Matters
12:40 pm
Wed October 27, 2010

Dissecting the New Orleans Public School System

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?

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Education Matters
12:53 pm
Wed October 20, 2010

Debate Surges About Recovery School District

New Orleans, LA – Louisiana has begun a formalized process that considers whether or not to return some of state run public schools to the Orleans Parish School Board. WWNO's Angela Taylor reports.

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Education Matters
12:54 pm
Wed October 13, 2010

Paul T. Hill Outlines RSD's Accomplishments

Paul T. Hill

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.

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WWNO Commentary
5:23 pm
Fri September 10, 2010

Should N.O. Public Schools Return to NOPS?

Dr. Andre Perry

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses if the public schools in New Orleans should be returned to the control of the Orleans Parish School Board.

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Education Matters
10:16 am
Wed September 8, 2010

Students Evaluate School Reform

New Orleans, LA – In the five years since Hurricane Katrina, public education in New Orleans has radically changed. The state-run recovery school district took over the vast majority of the city's public schools and has transformed most of those schools into privately run charters. In the first of an ongoing series for WWNO, Angela Taylor presents a portrait of how students are faring within the new system.

Education Matters
12:58 pm
Wed September 1, 2010

Students Evaluate New Orleans Public Schools

Principal Ben Kleban

New Orleans, LA – In the five years since Hurricane Katrina, public education in New Orleans has radically changed. The state-run Recovery School District took over the vast majority of the city's public schools and has transformed most of them into privately run charters. Angela Taylor presents a portrait of how students are faring with the new system.

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WWNO Commentary
4:24 pm
Fri August 13, 2010

Spontaneous Situations

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses the consequences of closing school impetuously.

WWNO Commentary
4:29 pm
Fri July 23, 2010

The Dropout Dilemma

New Orleans – Andre Perry discusses how a school's faculty impacts graduation rates.

WWNO Commentary
4:57 pm
Fri July 16, 2010

The Big, Bad Picture

New Orleans, LA – Andre Perry discusses establishing trust with authority.

WWNO Commentary
5:09 pm
Fri July 9, 2010

School's Success Lost in Bureaucratic Bustle

New Orleans, LA – Pierre A. Capdau UNO Charter School had it's charter agreement renewed for another three years, but the exciting news practically went unnoticed. Andre Perry explains why.

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