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New Orleans Recovery School District

To Georgia Lawmakers: Louisiana Scholarship Eligibility Isn't Happening for State-run New Orleans Recovery School District (RSD) Graduates

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 02.17.2015 | Education
Mercedes Schneider

RSD schools need to be comprehensively and regularly audited, and that audit must reconciling state-level testing and graduation data with data from outside agencies such as ACT. Otherwise, the state can just produce whatever it wants by way of high-stakes data and slap an official label on it unchecked.

New Orleans RSD: Far from Meeting Louisiana Four-Year College Admission Requirements

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 02.09.2015 | Education
Mercedes Schneider

Clearly the theory of "raise the bar and achievement will rise" is not playing out in the New Orleans RSD when it comes to meeting the Regents minimum requirement of an 18 in English and 19 in math on the ACT.

There Are No More Traditional Public Schools In This New Orleans District

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.30.2014 | Politics

This week, the New Orleans Recovery School District permanently closed its last five traditional public schools, making it the first public school dis...

New Orleans Charter Schools Need to Respect Teachers' Experience, Students' Dignity

John Thompson | Posted 09.24.2011 | Education
John Thompson

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, the New Orleans Recovery School District has reacted to "minor rule violations by forcibly handcuffing children to furniture, brutally slamming them, banishing them from their schools and cutting short their education."