The State of Public Education in New Orleans

2014

CowenBubbles

Endnotes

  1. Hill, Paul, Ashley Jochim, and Christine Campbell. (2013, February). “Portfolio Strategies, Relinquishment, the Urban School System of the Future, and Smart Districts.” Seattle: Center on Reinventing Public Education.
  2. Dreilinger, Danielle (2014, March 13). “In move toward cooperation, New Orleans’ two school systems consider agreement with millions for trouble youth.” The Times-Picayune.
  3. Change, Cindy. (2010, December 9). “BESE approves Pastorek’s plan.” The Times-Picayune.
  4. Williams, Jessica. (2013, December 30). “Refusal to return to Orleans Parish School Board, a sign of distrust of locally elected boards?” The Lens.
  5. H.B. 661, LA Regular Session, 2013.
  6. Williams, Jessica. (2013, December 30). “Refusal to return to Orleans Parish School Board, a sign of distrust of locally elected boards?” The Lens.
  7. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2013, December 13). “The permanent, dwindling Recovery School District.The Times-Picayune.
  8. Louisiana Administrative Code. Title 28, Education, Part CXXXXIX, Bulletin 126 - Charter Schools.
  9. Ibid.
  10. Ibid.
  11. Ibid.
  12. Ibid.
  13. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2013, December 13). “The permanent, dwindling Recovery School District.The Times-Picayune.
  14. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2013, September 20). “Orleans superintendent search firm says it will take the School Board’s contract.” The Times-Picayune.
  15. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2014, January 21). “Orleans Parish School Board elects Nolan Marshall Jr. president in bid for unity.” The Times-Picayune.
  16. OPSB. (2013, July 3.) Executed Operating Agreement for Harte and Karr between InspireNOLA and OPSB.
  17. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2014, February 10). “Orleans Parish School Board narrows priorities for new superintendent.” The Times-Picayune.
  18. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2014, June 16). “Orleans Parish School Board to pick superintendent finalists to meet the public.” The Times-Picayune.
  19. Ibid.
  20. Louisiana Department of Education. (2013, October). “Multiple Statistics by Site for Elementary/Secondary School Students.
  21. Khadaroo, Stacy Teicher (2014, March 1). “New Orleans goes all in on charter schools. Is it showing the way?” The Christian Science Monitor.
  22. Fountain, Edmund. (2014, May 28). “In New Orleans, major school district closes traditional public schools.” The Washington Post.
  23. Dreillinger, Danielle. (2014, April 25). “Students at failing John McDonogh assigned to mostly B, C schools.” The Times-Picayune..
  24. Louisiana Department of Education. (2013, October). “Multiple Statistics by Site for Elementary/Secondary School Students.”
  25. Louisiana Department of Education. (2004 and 2006, October). “Multiple Statistics by Site for Elementary/Secondary School Students.”
  26. Louisiana Department of Education. (2006-08, October). “Multiple Statistics by Site for Elementary/Secondary School Students.”
  27. Louisiana Department of Education. (2004-13, October). “Multiple Statistics by Site for Elementary/Secondary School Students.”
  28. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2013, August 30). “New Orleans’ summer of school change: Where did the students go?” The Times-Picayune.
  29. Ibid.
  30. OPSB. (2013, July 3.) Executed Operating Agreement for Harte and Karr between InspireNOLA and OPSB.
  31. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2013, April 17). “2 New Orleans Parish charter schools find homes.” The Times-Picayune.
  32. Ibid.
  33. U.S. Census Bureau, 2012 American Community Survey, Table B14002.
  34. Louisiana Department of Education. (2014, February). “Multiple Statistics by Site for Elementary/Secondary School Students.”
  35. Ibid.
  36. Louisiana Department of Education. (2013, October). “Multiple Statistics by Site for Elementary/Secondary School Students.”
  37. U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights. (2011-12). “2011-12 District or School Reports.”
  38. Harden, Kari (2013, December 3). “N.O. struggles to provide adequate education for special-needs students.” The Louisiana Weekly.
  39. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2013, August 2). “Unrelenting New Orleans special education problems alleged in new court filings.” The Times-Picayune.
  40. U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights. (2011-12). “2011-12 District or School Reports.”
  41. Ibid.
  42. Ibid.
  43. Ibid.
  44. U.S. Department of Education. (2014). “IDEA State Determinations Under Results Driven Accountability: 2014.” 2014 Charts 1-7.
  45. Whitehurst, Grover J. & Whitfield, Sarah. (2014, January). “The Education Choice and Competition Index Background and Results 2013.”
  46. Louisiana Department of Education (n.d.). Louisiana Scholarship Program: http://www.louisianabelieves.com/schools/louisiana-scholarship-program.
  47. Louisiana Department of Education. (2014). ”Louisiana Scholarship Program: 2014-15 Scholarship Schools Frequently Asked Questions.”
  48. Louisiana Department of Education. (2014). ”Projected 2013 MFP District Allocations.”
  49. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2013, October 21). “School voucher enrollment goes up 38 percent despite lawsuit, budget fight.” The Times-Picayune.
  50. Louisiana Department of Education. (2014). ”Louisiana Scholarship Program: 2014-15 Scholarship Schools Frequently Asked Questions.”
  51. Louisiana Department of Education. (2013). ”Scholarship Annual Report Index.”
  52. Ibid.
  53. Ibid.
  54. Ibid.
  55. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2013, May 7). “Louisiana Supreme Court rules voucher funding violates the state Constitution.” The Times-Picayune.
  56. Louisiana Administrative Code. State Budget, Fiscal Year 2013-14.
  57. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2013, August 24). “U.S. government sues to block vouchers in some Louisiana school systems.” The Times-Picayune.
  58. Vanacore, Andrew. (2013, December 1). “Judge opens door for greater federal scrutiny of Jindal’s voucher program.” The Advocate.
  59. H.B. 1271, LA Regular Session, 2014.
  60. Louisiana Department of Education. (2012). “School-by-School Financial Data Reports for the 2011-12 School Year.”
  61. Ibid.
  62. Ibid.
  63. Ibid.
  64. Daley, Ken. (2014, February 3.) “Child killed in Gentilly hit-and-run identified as Akili Academy first grader.” The Times Picayune.
  65. Louisiana Department of Education. (2012). “School-by-School Financial Data Reports for the 2011-12 School Year.”
  66. Ibid.
  67. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2014, March 18.) “New Orleans’ two school systems approve landmark agreement.” The Times-Picayune.
  68. Tan, Sarah. (2014, March 11.) “New public school funding formula proposes to give on average an extra $232 per student.” The Times-Picayune.
  69. Louisiana Department of Education. (2014). “High Cost Services Allocation School Year 2014-2015.”
  70. Testimony to the Louisiana State Senate Education Committee during consideration of Senate Concurrent Resolution 55 on May 1, 2014.
  71. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2014, March 19.) “Recovery School District charters to have new special education funding rules.” The Times-Picayune.
  72. Ibid.
  73. Chang, Cindy. (2010, August 25).  “FEMA awards $1.8 billion to New Orleans schools for construction, renovation projects.” The Times-Picayune.
  74. Vanacore, Andrew. (2011, October 19). “Louisiana education board approves changes to new Orleans’ master plan for school construction.” The Advocate.
  75. Jacobs CSRS Program Management. (2010, 2014). “Quarterly Reports” and (2011) “School Facilities Master Plan for Orleans Parish: Revised Amendments.”
  76. Ibid.
  77. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2014, July 7). “State report confirms financial shortfall in New Orleans school rebuilding plan.” The Times-Picayune.
  78. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2014, July 14). “Property tax for New Orleans school buildings to be discussed Tuesday.” The Times-Picayune.
  79. RSD/OPSB Joint Publication. (2014, April). Schools Rebuilding DBE Newsletter, Vol.1, Issue 4.
  80. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2014, January 16). “7,000 New Orleans teachers, laid off after Katrina, win court ruling.” The Times-Picayune.
  81. Ibid.
  82. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2013, May 17). “Louisiana’s first charter school union is formed at Morris Jeff.” The Times-Picayune.
  83. Williams, Jessica. (2014, April 2). “Franklin High School teachers hope to unionize; some teachers cite pay concerns.” The Lens.
  84. Vanacore, Andrew. (2014, June 12). “Ben Franklin becomes 2nd N.O. charter with a union.” The Advocate.
  85. Broach, Drew. (2014, May 19). “Ben Franklin High board lets faculty join labor union, website says.” The Times-Picayune.
  86. Williams, Jessica. (2013, May 17). “Morris Jeff charter school board embraces new teachers union.” The Lens.
  87. Ibid.
  88. Vanacore, Andrew. (2011, December 8). “Recovery School District officials describe new central enrollment system.” The Times-Picayune.
  89. Morris, Robert. (2012, August). “International School leaders have no interest in joining RSD OneApp process this year – if they have a choice.” Uptown Messenger.
  90. Vanacore, Andrew. (2012, May 9). “Recovery School District says new pupil enrollment system is getting the job done.” The Times-Picayune.
  91. Vanacore, Andrew. (2012, November 15). “New Orleans school officials edge city closer to a single enrollment system.” The Times-Picayune.
  92. Dreillinger, Danielle. (2013, April 26). “Ben Franklin, McMain top OneApp choices for 2013-14.” The Times-Picayune.
  93. Recovery School District. OneApp K-12 Application Packet for the 2014-2015 School Year.
  94. Dreillinger, Danielle. (2014, April 23). “Top New Orleans public school choices in OneApp are Edna Karr, Baby Ben.” The Times-Picayune.
  95. Recovery School District. OneApp K-12 Application Packet for the 2014-2015 School Year.
  96. Ibid.
  97. Ibid.
  98. Dreillinger, Danielle. (2014, April 24). “Students at failing John McDonogh High assigned to mostly B, C schools.” The Times-Picayune.
  99. Torres, Manuel. (2008, November 18). “Union contract for New Orleans schools is a bad move.” The Times-Picayune.
  100. Louisiana Department of Education. (2011 and 2014). ”MFP Accountability Report.”
  101. Ibid.
  102. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2013, January 15). “Teacher evaluation revision is pitched as professional development tool, not punitive measure.” The Times-Picayune.
  103. Louisiana Department of Education. (2013). ”Compass Final Report.”
  104. H.B. 974, LA Regular Session, 2012.
  105. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2013, August 29). “Louisiana teachers union beefs up arguments in tenure lawsuit.” The Times-Picayune.
  106. McGaughy, Lauren. (2014, January 8). “Jindal teacher tenure law struck down again, heads back to state Supreme Court.” The Times-Picayune.
  107. Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education Bulletin 11, §1101.
  108. Louisiana Department of Education. (2014). “District Report - State-District Comparison Spring 2010-2014 (Basic & Above).”
  109. Ibid.
  110. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2014, May 27). “LEAP, iLEAP scores stable, but are the tests tougher?” The Times-Picayune.
  111. Ibid.
  112. Ibid.
  113. Louisiana Department of Education. (2014). “District Percentile Ranking Comparison 2013 to 2014 (Mastery & Above).”
  114. Achieve. (2011, September). “From Ideas to Reality: A Recap of the Common Core State Standards in 2010-11.”
  115. State of Louisiana, Executive Department. (2014, June 18). Executive Order No. BJ 2014 – 7.
  116. Associated Press. (2014, June 19). “Jindal outlines actions against Common Core.” New Orleans City Business.
  117. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2014, July 22). “Common Core in Louisiana: Is it time to sue?” The Times-Picayune.
  118. Louisiana Department of Education. (2014). “2013-2014 LEAP and iLEAP Results PowerPoint.”
  119. Ibid.
  120. Louisiana Department of Education. (n.d.). “School Performance Scores.” https://www.louisianabelieves.com/accountability/school-performance-scores.
  121. Louisiana Department of Education. (2014). “2009-2014 State-District Comparison.”
  122. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2014, June 26). “Louisiana’s ACT numbers are up, more students achieving college-going scores.” The Times-Picayune.
  123. Louisiana Department of Education. (2013). “ACT Scores – Class of 2013 (District & School Level Results.”
  124. Ibid.
  125. Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance. (2013, September). “LOSFA TOPS Scholarship.”
  126. Ibid.
  127. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2014, May 1). “New Orleans public school seniors celebrate acceptances to college.” The Times-Picayune.
  128. Louisiana Department of Education. (2013, October). “Multiple Statistics by Site for Elementary/Secondary School Students.
  129. Keaton, Patrick. (2012, October). “Numbers and Types of Public Elementary and Secondary Schools From the Common Core of Data: School Year 2010–11.” National Center for Education Statistics.
  130. Louisiana Department of Education. (2014, February 26). “Jump Start: Expanding Opportunities for Louisiana Students.”
  131. Ibid.
  132. Ibid.
  133. Ibid.
  134. Louisiana Department of Education. (2014, February 26). “Jump Start: Expanding Opportunities for Louisiana Students, Appendix 6.”
  135. Louisiana Department of Education (2011-12). “2011-2012 College Enrollment and Persistence Data.”
  136. Ibid.
  137. Ibid.
  138. Ibid.
  139. Data from Cowen Institute analysis based on data received from RSD and OPSB.
  140. Louisiana Department of Education. (2014). ”MFP Accountability Report.”
  141. Balfanz, Robert and Byrnes, Vaughan. (2012, May). “The Importance of Being in School: A Report on Absenteeism in the Nation’s Public Schools.” Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Center for Social Organization of Schools.
  142. Dreilinger, Danielle. (2014, March 13). “In move toward cooperation, New Orleans’ two school systems consider agreement with millions for troubled youth.” The Times-Picayune.
  143. Ibid.
  144. Ibid.

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