Spotlight on Choice: Parent Opinions on School Selection in New Orleans

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Author: Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives
Published: January 2013

This January 2013 report from the Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives focuses on parents’ opinions about the school selection process in New Orleans.

The report, which notes that 80 percent of public school students in the city go to charter schools and that 60 percent of students attend schools outside their immediate neighborhood, is based on focus groups with parents. It covers opinions about the level of information used for making school choices, the decision process and school quality.