Our Views: Charters, by and large, have worked for Louisiana students, should be kept as option

Even if you take a dim view of charter schools, as John Bel Edwards did in his time in the Legislature, we suggest that new restrictions on the publicly funded but independent campuses ought to be very carefully assessed by the Legislature.

Because, despite carping by then-state Rep. Edwards, the schools by and large have worked for Louisiana students, particularly in New Orleans.

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