' Continued racial inequity, low school grades for almost half of the charter replacements for once-community schools, abounding fiscal corruption, and community exploitation are all components of the true narrative that is almost-all-charter New Orleans schools 13 years post-Katrina. 'Anyone omitting these sad and frustrating realities is either ill-informed or allied to promoting a flashy, market-based-ed-reform agenda likely from headquarters hundreds of miles away from those Katrina-swept streets.” So says former Ass't Education Sec'yDiane Ravitch . ' about Emily Langhorne of the 'Progressive Policy Institute' (a charter school champion) Langhorn wrote the oped at WAPO which Schneider discusses on her must-read blog. 'Be careful not to develop a reputation as a propagandist. The money is good, but think about your reputation,' Ravitch adds.