The Lens
Bringing vision and clarity to education policy

Do Charters Cause Portfolio or Does Portfolio Cause Charters? Chickens and Eggs Revisited

Christine Campbell | Mon, 07/13/2015

Christine Campbell looks at the facts and disagrees with Neerav Kingsland's opinion that the portfolio strategy is simply an inevitable response to high charter market share.

Changing the Narrative in New Orleans: Sarah Newell Usdin Talks with Adam Hawf

Adam Hawf, Sarah Newell Usdin | Thu, 07/09/2015

The Orleans Parish School Board representative and founder/past CEO of New Schools for New Orleans talks about the need for broader, deeper public engagement in the city's schools.

A Renewed Sense of Hope in New Orleans: Jamar McKneely Talks with Adam Hawf

Adam Hawf, Jamar McKneely | Mon, 07/06/2015

The CEO of InspireNOLA Charter Schools discusses his organization's focus on preparing New Orleans students to graduate college and impact their communities.

New Orleans: Building a Strong Teacher Pipeline for Tomorrow's Schools

How can we ensure excellent teachers for all New Orleans students? Maggie Runyan-Shefa and Michael Stone of New Schools for New Orleans share their ideas.

New Orleans: A City That Works—Together

Jay Altman | Mon, 06/29/2015

Jay Altman of FirstLine Schools envisions a "jobs for learning" initiative to help New Orleans students as they transition out of high school.

Brand Name Reforms in Rural Education

Paul Hill | Sat, 06/27/2015

Paul Hill concludes his blog series on rural education, originally published on eduwonk.com.

Resource Constraints in Rural Education

Paul Hill | Fri, 06/26/2015

Paul Hill continues his blog series on rural education, originally published on eduwonk.com.

College and Career Connections in Rural Schools

Paul Hill | Thu, 06/25/2015

Paul Hill continues his blog series on rural education, originally published on eduwonk.com.

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