LIVE @ ISTE 2024: Exclusive Coverage

Bills to roll back New Orleans education changes defeated in Legislature


Proponents of the state’s school reform drive, a movement that has profoundly reshaped New Orleans public schools, put up a slew of victories in the Louisiana Legislature on Thursday, killing a trio of bills that would have rolled back some of the most dramatic changes in education policy in the city and across Louisiana, Nola.com reports. The bills touched on bitter and long-standing points of dispute between the leaders and opponents of the state’s approach to improving school accountability: the control of New Orleans public schools by the state’s Recovery School District and its policy of open enrollment rather than neighborhood attendance zones, a system that means long bus rides across town for many young students…

Click here for the full story

Sign up for our K-12 newsletter

Newsletter: Innovations in K12 Education
By submitting your information, you agree to our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Want to share a great resource? Let us know at submissions@eschoolmedia.com.

New Resource Center
Explore the latest information we’ve curated to help educators understand and embrace the ever-evolving science of reading.
Get Free Access Today!

"*" indicates required fields

Hidden
Hidden
Hidden
Hidden
Hidden
Hidden
Hidden
Hidden
Hidden
Hidden
Email Newsletters:

By submitting your information, you agree to our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

eSchool News uses cookies to improve your experience. Visit our Privacy Policy for more information.