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New Orleans Charters Prepare For A Big First Day Of School

Updated: 4 months ago.

The start to the school year in New Orleans offers a landmark moment in U.S. education. For the first time, a major urban school district will operate entirely with charter schools publicly funded, but privately run, schools which have long operated at the fringes of big-city districts.

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