The New Orleans Imperative Rebroadcast – September 29, 2014

Last week the U.S. Education Department Office of Civil Rights announced that they have opened an investigation into charges that the Recovery School District’s policy of closing and chartering New Orleans public schools violated the civil rights of African-American students. This investigation is the result of complaint filed by last May by the Advancement Project and two local education advocacy groups, Coalition for Community Schools and Conscious Concerned Citizens Controlling Community Changes. Karran Harper Royal of the Coalition for Community Schools joined us this morning to discuss the investigation.

Also on this morning’s program, Dr. Mark Naison of Fordham University joined us to discuss the claim by education reformer$ that public education has failed poor and minority children.

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