Deciding Factors in School Choice

The Education Alliance of New Orleans, which is located within Tulane University, finds that academics especially for low income families are not always as important as distance and extracurricular activities. Families also preferred to enroll students in schools that existed before the most recent charter conversion as part of the Hurricane Katrina recovery. Parents opted for schools near their homes or with after school programming for students, may of whom have parents who work after school hours.

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