The New Orleans Imperative – Monday July 22, 2019

Shorty after Hurricane Katrina state education officials decided to implement a bold education reform model using the charter school model as its vehicle. Almost 15 years later this approach has not yielded the bold results that were promised by the school reformers. Charter schools in New Orleans have consistently scored lower on state tests than school districts across the state. Additionally charter schools in New Orleans have posted the lowest ACT score in the state and has also posted low scores on the NEAP test. The education reforms need to be reformed.

Professor and author Andrea Gabor in her recently published book,  After the Education War: How Smart Schools Upend the Business of Reforms, examined school districts across the country who have implemented education reforms initiatives.  Professor Gabor joins us to share with us some school districts, that are similar to New Orleans, that have successfully implemented education reforms.

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Dr. Sanders has over thirty years of experience in teaching, educational administration, and economic and community development. As a principal of a New Orleans high school, he was recognized by the Louisiana State Department of Education for guiding his high school through four consecutive years of improvement on the state graduate exit exam. He developed the first high school DNA lab in the state of Louisiana and created the Creole Cottage Project, an innovative program for his students to build and renovate houses in the school’s community. He also served as the Executive Director of The National Faculty at New Orleans, a professional development agency designed to improve the quality of teaching in poor performing schools throughout the Mississippi Delta, he was also was the Director of the Urban Education Graduate Program at Southern University at New Orleans. Dr. Sanders hosts the only weekly radio in New Orleans that focuses on public education in New Orleans. Dr. Sanders received his B.A. from Dillard University in New Orleans, a M. Ed. from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and his Doctorate of Education from Teachers College, Columbia University Teachers in New York City.

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