What’s Right About the NOLA Return Bill?

In recent weeks, there have been many articles and a lot of conversation about the return bill for New Orleans schools.  Perhaps it is time to look at what the bill actually brings to the table for students and the community.  Two areas to be highlighted are equity and performance.  The bill continues to strengthen equity for NOLA students, such as weighted student funding. Neerav Kingsland, former CEO of New Schools for New Orleans shared, “I think NOLA’s greatest innovations have been in equity.” In terms of performance, the bill will protect the autonomy of charter schools, not allowing the local school board to overpower the operations of any of the charters in its jurisdiction.


To read more, please visit: NOLA Return Bill: Is it Good?

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