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National, nonprofit, membership organization whose mission is to actively support parental choice to empower families and increase quality educational options for Black children.
Mission: To ensure the survivability of the charter school reform movement in New Orleans so that parents and students can have access and choices to high quality schools.
A nonprofit based in Baton Rouge serving as a resource center for educators. The center provides a lending library with over 29,000 items, professional development sessions, technology support, and an alternative teacher certification program.
The mission of New Schools for New Orleans is to achieve excellent public schools for every child in New Orleans by: (1.) Attracting and preparing talent to teach and lead (2.) Launching and supporting open-enrollment public charter school (3.) Advocating for accountable and sustainable high-quality public schools.
The Cowen Institute is an action-oriented think-tank that actively addresses the issues impeding student achievement by designing and advancing innovative, high-impact policies and programs. It also serves as a clearinghouse for charter and traditional public schools in Orleans Parish to directly access the myriad of experts and resources available at Tulane. Our work is focused on four key areas: Applied Research, Public Policy, University-Based Initiatives, and College Readiness Programs.
Good to Know
- Charter Discovery
- Louisiana Believes - School Choice
- Louisiana School Finder
- Stanford University CREDO Report: Charter School Performance in Louisiana (PDF)
- What You Need to Know About Charter Schools and Your Child With a Disability (LA Department of Education Charter Office) (PDF)