Tag: new orleans

At education summit, opponents protest success of charter schools in New Orleans

By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org Charter schools in New Orleans have enjoyed growing popular support over the years, but at least one group is hoping to quell the praise for reforms. The Dignity in Schools Campaign, a nonprofit group against zero-tolerance behavior policies in schools, brought their protest signs to the American Federation for Children […]

New Orleans charter schools bring fresh air to devastated city

By Yaël Ossowski / April 16, 2015 / Watchdog.org After the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans charter schools are giving students more hope for academic success than their peers, the latest studies reveal. A study brief released last week by Tulane University’s Cowen Institute details the rise and promise of Charter Management Organizations in […]