The Orleans Parish School Board voted unanimously to delay a decision on closing Mahalia Jackson Elementary until the board’s next meeting on May 18. Mahalia Jackson is one of the five remaining traditional public schools in New Orleans. The board also approved the transfer of McMain Secondary School to InspireNOLA.
The Washington Post reports on a milestone as for the first time, a charter school teacher wins National Teacher of the Year.
Have a great weekend! – Paul
The New Orleans Advocate
Charter group pulls application to take over New Orleans’ 5 remaining traditional schools
American Federation for Children
The Huffington Post
Betsy DeVos Visits Public School, Insists School Choice Can Work In Rural Areas
The Daily Signal
Evidence in Favor of School Choice Continues to Mount
Los Angeles Times
Poll finds support for vouchers and higher school funding in California
U.S. News & World Report
Be Accountable – States should bring charter school-style accountability to all public schools.
The Washington Post
For the first time, a charter school teacher wins National Teacher of the Year