News on School Choice In New Orleans

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There’s a fresh round of numbers on academic achievement in Louisiana, and the latest data offers eye-popping evidence of what defenders of the free market have been saying all along. Namely, that when market forces are applied to a problem, those forces generally remediate that problem.The Hayride: News and Commentary on Louisiana and National Politics

And in what used to be Louisiana’s educational wasteland, those market forces are steadily working a miracle.

The Times-Picayune reports that educational achievement among black kids in Orleans Parish is now higher than elsewhere in the state, just five years after it was the worst in Louisiana.

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