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High Stakes for Jefferson Parish
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High Stakes for Jefferson Parish

Given the Republican wave that washed away the union’s national ambitions last month, it would be a remarkable development if politically conservative Jefferson Parish elected to turn its School Board over to the friends of the American Federation of Teachers.

Why a National Teachers Union Wants to Turn Back the Clock in Jefferson Parish
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Why a National Teachers Union Wants to Turn Back the Clock in Jefferson Parish

Jefferson is overcoming these challenges because strong leaders have implemented sensible policies and put results ahead of pleasing special interests. As other districts look to Jefferson and realize that unions are hindering reform, the tide will turn against organizations like the American Federation of Teachers.

School Choice Is Opening Doors, Not Building Walls
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School Choice Is Opening Doors, Not Building Walls

The view from Robert Mann’s ivory tower in Baton Rouge does not offer a clear perspective on the educational successes unfolding in New Orleans and around our state.

The Case for Reform: Jefferson Parish Edition
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The Case for Reform: Jefferson Parish Edition

The Jefferson Parish Public School System is benefiting from a remarkable initiative for accountability and reform within the school district.

Freedom Drives Success in New Orleans Charter School Revolution
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Freedom Drives Success in New Orleans Charter School Revolution

Reforms made after the storm have transformed the New Orleans public education system, with the most notable of these changes dubbed the “charter school revolution.”