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Recovery District Audit Gives Mixed Review

By The Associated Press — September 27, 2011 1 min read
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Louisiana’s Recovery School District, which takes over failing schools from local districts, has boosted performance at most of its schools and improved graduation rates, a state audit has found.

But the audit says the RSD needs to improve its monitoring of schools it has turned over to independent charter organizations.

The RSD oversees more than 80 schools, most of them in New Orleans.

A version of this article appeared in the September 28, 2011 edition of Education Week as Recovery District Audit Gives Mixed Review

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