As Year Ends, Questions Remain for New Orleans
In rebuilding public schooling in this city after Hurricane Katrina, education reformers have managed to hire energetic teachers, break ground on a few new school buildings, raise public confidence, and show progress on test scores.
But fundamental questions remain as the 2007-08 academic year draws to a close next week, including how the city’s still-evolving decentralized mix of regular public schools and charters will operate in the coming years.
Who will be responsible for providing costly services, such as building repairs? How much oversight will be best for the charters that dominate the post-Katrina education landscape here? Who or what will govern the city schools that, right now, are operated by the state? Whose job is it to inform parents about the range of school choices...
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