The End Of Neighborhood Schools : NPR Ed New Orleans is home to the nation's first all-charter school district. Is this the future?
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The End Of Neighborhood Schools

Bricolage Academy first grade teacher Emily Ainsworth, seated at right, supervises students at the end of the day as their parents come to pick them up. The school serves a diverse mixture of kindergartners and first graders. Edmund D. Fountain for NPR hide caption

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Bricolage Academy first grade teacher Emily Ainsworth, seated at right, supervises students at the end of the day as their parents come to pick them up. The school serves a diverse mixture of kindergartners and first graders.

Edmund D. Fountain for NPR

In New Orleans, more than nine out of ten children attend charter schools. Is this the future?

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