Charters Responsible For Boost?

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New Orleans Times-Picayune

May 29, 3:15 PM

Test scores a boost for backers of charter-heavy New Orleans model, but critics question aspects of new system

Improvements in New Orleans schools that were taken over by the state after Hurricane Katrina gave a boost last week to the arguments of those who say the New Orleans model -- which includes numerous public schools being run by independent charter organizations -- is working.

Tags: charter schools, achievement

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