September 25, 2012
• All candidates running for seats on the Orleans Parish School
• Tulane University President Scott Cowen, moderator
• Leaders from hosting organizations, including The Scott S.
Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives, Citizens
for 1 Greater New Orleans, League of Women Voters,
Urban League of Greater New Orleans, The Young
Leadership Council and Baptist Community Ministries
WHAT: A forum to learn more about the candidates running for Orleans Parish School Board and highlight the major issues facing public education in New Orleans.
WHEN: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 2
WHERE: First Baptist Church of New Orleans, 5290 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, LA
MORE: The election for Orleans Parish School Board is Nov. 6. Much will be at stake as the new board will not only select a new superintendent but will also set the tone for how the district – which is comprised of state-run charter schools and a smaller number of locally controlled schools – evolves within the state’s framework of post-Katrina education reforms.
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