Archdiocese school officials have slowed attrition by tapping into a program that lets parents use state dollars to pay tuition at nonpublic schools.
The state has approved every private school that sought vouchers.
McMillian’s First Steps Academy shows how some low-performing schools exist solely because of state voucher subsidies, with little accountability.
The chief public defender in New Orleans says his office doesn’t have enough money or time to do a good job representing poor people accused of crimes. So he’s refusing some serious cases. His goal? To break the system in order to fix it.
On this hour of Reveal, we take a look at the toll of gun violence in the country, who’s documenting the carnage and how lives can be saved.