Recovery & Reform
School Choice & Charters In New Orleans, University's Charter School Makes Gains
Regular exposure to people connected to higher education is a key piece of one New Orleans charter school's academic model.
School & District Management Vallas Intends to Refashion High Schools in New Orleans
The overhaul would offer career-oriented magnet programs at each campus, along with a districtwide college-preparatory curriculum of honors and Advanced Placement courses.
Teaching Profession State-Run School System Could Start Handing Out Big Bonuses
Teachers and principals at schools the state has taken over could earn big bonuses if they bring the schools up to certain standards.
Federal Foundations Donate Millions to Help New Orleans Schools’ Recovery
Three major foundations today will announce a gift of nearly $18 million for the recovery of public schooling in New Orleans, in what will be the first large-scale infusion of funding from national philanthropic organizations for the city’s education system since Hurricane Katrina struck more than two years ago.
Classroom Technology New Orleans Equips High School Students With Laptops
Thousands of public high school students in New Orleans received their own laptop computers this month as part of a $53 million technology initiative.
Classroom Technology New Orleans District Bills Laptop Program as Cultural Shift
Thousands of public high school students in New Orleans received their own laptop computers this month—part of a $53 million technology initiative by the Recovery School District to modernize some of the nation’s most rundown classrooms.