This week on Behind the Lens, the NOLA Public Schools district wants to pilot a so-called “early warning system,” a program designed to identify students in danger of falling behind or failing to graduate. The initiative is still in its early stages, but several charter school leaders have been in meetings with district officials about it.
The New Orleans City Council has filed a complaint against Entergy Corp. over chronic problems with the Grand Gulf nuclear power plant in Mississippi. Statewide energy regulators in Louisiana and Arkansas have also joined the complaint. According to Councilwoman Helena Moreno, reliability problems at