PRESS RELEASE: OPEN Calls for Community Process to Determine Local Control of Schools

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Democracy’s strength lies in the ability of people to understand and participate in the decisions that affect them, their families and their society. —Taking Responsibility: Using Public Engagement to Reform our Public Schools The Orleans Public Education Network (OPEN) was collectively awed and pained by the October 14th public hearing on the State Superintendent’s recommendation. […]

Rev. Torin Sanders, Ph.D.: Ensuring Equity & Excellence

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Ensuring Equity & Excellence: A response to the BGR/Cowen report on school governance and Sanders Governance Plan By Rev. Torin T. Sanders, Ph.D. / New Orleans Agenda / Contributing Writer NEW ORLEANS (5/24/10) – As a former president of the Orleans Parish School Board, a current parent of a child enrolled in public school, and […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Orleans Public Education Network Presents What Works and Why? Public Schools in New Orleans (Part I – Elementary Grades)

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Orleans, LA: The Orleans Public Education Network, a collaborative of organizations committed to serving as a catalyst for broad and diverse civic engagement in shaping the future of public education, will host the first of a three part forum series, What Works and Why? Public Schools in New Orleans on Thursday, […]