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Wilf Woods | Charter-school era begins

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Our state is entering the charter-school era with a very small footprint, a tip-toe, you might say.

I was surprised to read that New Orleans enrolls 79 percent of its students in charter schools now, the highest by far of any school district. Detroit is second with 51 percent, District of Columbia third with 43 percent.

Following these, the percentages drop to the 30’s or less. The latest Christian Science Monitor weekly carries the story of the academic gains that…

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