New data on school closure and charter takeovers from ERA NOLA

Analyzing the impact of closures and takeovers on student outcomes in both New Orleans and Baton Rouge from 2008-2012

Extreme Measures: When and How School Closures and Charter Takeovers Benefit Students
Panel & Report Release
Monday, October 17, 2016 | 5:30pm — 7:30pm CST

On October 17, the Education Research Alliance for New Orleans will publicly release a report on how school closures and charter takeovers impact student outcomes. Authors Whitney Bross, Douglas N. Harris, and Lihan Liu will present their findings at the Tulane City Center from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. that evening.

The presentation, which will be livestreamed from ERA's web site, will be followed by a panel discussion with local and national education leaders about the role of closure and takeover in school improvement. Panelists include:

• Dr. Henderson Lewis, OPSB Superintendent
• Dr. Andre Perry, The Data Center
• Dana Peterson, RSD Deputy Superintendent of External Affairs
• Dr. Meredith Richards, Southern Methodist University
• Greg Richmond, NACSA President and CEO