Recovery School District eyes charters for Baton Rouge schools

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Several national groups were recently approved to move into north Baton Rouge and start charter schools over the next few years, but the Louisiana Department of Education has yet to make a critical decision, picking which ones will land space in the seven schools the state operates there.

In advance of that decision, expected in October, the state-run Recovery School District has been holding a series of community meetings to gain input on how to transform some of the lowest-performing schools in the area.

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