Reporter Colleen Kimmett appears on the Real News Network discusses her recent investigative story that revealed that 10 years after Hurricane Katrina led to the wholesale privatization of New Orleans’ school system, public schools still dramatically outperform charters.
Miles Kampf-Lassin, a graduate of New York University’s Gallatin School in Deliberative Democracy and Globalization, is a Web Editor at In These Times. Follow him on Twitter @MilesKLassin
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