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A Perfect Storm: The Takeover of New Orleans Public Schools

“A Perfect Storm: The Takeover of New Orleans Public Schools” is the first in series of short videos that reveals the real story behind the creation of the nation’s first all charter school district. It details┬áthe illegal takeover and the academic failure of The Recover School District. The film, which was directed by Phoebe Ferguson and Dr. Raynard Sanders, features interviews with leaders in the New Orleans education community who were faced with the daunting task of reopening schools immediately following Hurricane Katrina.

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