Still Waiting in Lines, Nine Years Later

One of the tragic truths behind all the hype about choice. Congrats to all tbe Reformers for extending the tragedy of Katrina out 9 years later and still going. I can’t wait till i can queue in lines all day like they used to have in communist Russia to try and enroll my kids in school only to be turned away and told to try again tomorrow. What a choice.

Thanks for sharing, Karran.

Education Talk New Orleans

July 9th, over 800 parents try to enroll their children in public schools in New Orleans through the Recovery School District's One App process. July 9th, over 800 parents try to enroll their children in public schools in New Orleans through the Recovery School District’s One App process.

Nine years after the state takeover of our schools, parents find themselves standing in line for education.

This post was going to be very different. I was going to write about how my day started. I just deleted what I’d written because of a text I received from a parent today.

In the text she writes:

“I don’t think I will be there tomorrow I can’t handle all those people. I have flash back from Katherine when we had to stand in line for food &water for our children in the heat now we have to do it for education . So every Charte school can get a head count to get there money that’s not beneficial to our Kids .”

No, I did not…

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