Eve Abrams http://wrkf.org en Akili Academy Illustrates How New Orleans Teachers Have Changed http://wrkf.org/post/akili-academy-illustrates-how-new-orleans-teachers-have-changed <span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Just after Hurricane Katrina, the entire teaching staff of The Orleans Parish School Board was fired. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 22:45:12 +0000 Eve Abrams 21697 at http://wrkf.org Akili Academy Illustrates How New Orleans Teachers Have Changed The Woodlands Conservancy Preserves An Endangered Ecosystem http://wrkf.org/post/woodlands-conservancy-preserves-endangered-ecosystem <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><a href="http://www.woodlandsconservancy.org/" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">Woodlands Conservancy</a>&#160;is creating a legacy for future generations by preserving and developing an ecosystem of coastal hardwood forest dedicated to public use.<p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; colo Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:02:45 +0000 Eve Abrams 20173 at http://wrkf.org The Woodlands Conservancy Preserves An Endangered Ecosystem Homer Plessy Community School Defies Dominant Charter School Model http://wrkf.org/post/homer-plessy-community-school-defies-dominant-charter-school-model <span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Proponents of charter schools in New Orleans have a refrain: charters mean more choice, for kids and families. But most of the charter schools in New Orleans are based on a similar educational model — one marked by rigidity and a relentless focus on getting into college.</span><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Some St. Sat, 23 Nov 2013 17:51:10 +0000 Eve Abrams 19206 at http://wrkf.org Homer Plessy Community School Defies Dominant Charter School Model