New Orleans Voters Speak Out on Wages, Contract Enforcement, and Garbage

Louisiana Recovery Rebuild New Orleans Voting

              New Orleans      Five weeks after Hurricane Ida hit the city on the anniversary of Katrina’s arrival, August 29th, we are still in recovery, though we have made progress.  Elections were postponed, but they are coming in another month or so.  Garbage is starting to be picked up.  Branches and other trash may …

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Scorecards Indicate Charter Schools are Failing in New Orleans Experiment

Education Louisiana Recovery Rebuild New Orleans

New Orleans   Performance rankings for schools conducted by the Louisiana Department of Education indicate that most New Orleans schools have tanked between 2014 and 2017 with 65% of them scoring more poorly in that period. Schools in Orleans parish overall now only rate a “C” grade. About 40% of the city’s schools received either a …

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