Chris Meyer http://wrkf.org en Big Charter School Push Coming to Baton Rouge http://wrkf.org/post/big-charter-school-push-coming-baton-rouge <p><span class="BodyCopy">The Recovery School District is announcing plans for an "Achievement Zone" in north Baton Rouge where the schools have been failing for decades.</span></p><p class="BodyCopy">As part of that effort, New Schools for Baton Rouge will be facilitating the development of charter schools.</p><p class="BodyCopy">Before moving upriver to launch the new non-profit, Chris Meyer worked for the RSD in New Orleans, identifying which schools to turn over to charter operators there.</p><p class="BodyCopy">As he told WRKF's Amy Jeffries, Meyer is out to prove that you don't need a hurricane to make radical changes to the way schools work.</p><p> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Amy Jeffries 2605 at http://wrkf.org Big Charter School Push Coming to Baton Rouge