Democracy and Revenue: Where the New Orleans Autonomous Charter School Model Breaks Down


New Orleans    New Orleans continues, past any notion of reality, to be touted as a model example of educational reform because of the huge number of charter schools, mostly run by separate and independent operators.  There are many problems with this so-called model, but a huge, glaring deficiency has been the usurpation of any democratic, …

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Charter Schools “Experiment” Still at Odds with Law and Democracy

Ideas and Issues Rebuild New Orleans

 New Orleans   To the degree that many so-called educational “reformers” like to tout New Orleans and the post-Katrina usurpation of much of the school system through federal money bribes and legislative do-overs as a model, it is worth seeing how the tendency to no accountability and educational autocracy continues unabated. The original executive orders that …

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