Leslie Jacobs, Founder

Biography

Leslie in Wikipedia

Recent Articles About Leslie

Gambit’s New Orleanians of the Year 2011
Gambit Magazine Р January 2012

2011 Activists of the Year
St. Charles Avenue Magazine – December 2011

The Forward Top 50 Achievers
Jewish Daily Forward – November 4, 2011

World’s Most Powerful Educators
Forbes Magazine – November 2, 2011
TFA founder Wendy Kopp is asked by Forbes Magazine to name the 7 most powerful educators.

Leslie Jacobs – An Appreciation
New Orleans Magazine – February 2010

Recent Interviews with Leslie

How Reforms Have Transformed New Orleans Schools
ABC 26 News – July 28, 2010

Leslie Jacobs Discusses Spring 2010 Test Scores
Fox 8 News – May 2010

Commentary by Leslie

Letter: Schools Working in New Orleans
The Advocate – January 16, 2013

New Orleans schools outperform state, nation in graduating students
WWL-TV – January 14, 2013

Fix flaws in Louisiana’s school choice legislation
Times-Picayune – March 20, 2012

After the Deluge: A New Education System
The Wall Street Journal – August 30, 2010

Bold Gamble Transforming Schools
The Times-Picayune – August 9, 2010

Schools Full of Heroes
The Times-Picayune – February 12, 2009

‘Race to the Top’ Lessons from New Orleans
Education Week Р February 9, 2009