The International School of Louisiana is discussion a possible partnership with the University of New Orleans to host some of the school’s elementary-grade classes.
The Alliance Française de La Nouvelle-Orléans will open its facilities this weekend and give the public the opportunity to try out French classes, register for the Spring session and meet current teachers and students.
De La Salle High School is collaborating with St. Paul’s School and Archbishop Rummel High School to host the second annual “Team Up Against Violence” peace rally at Notre Dame Seminary.
At one of the schools that will be affected, Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans, school leaders said Monday night that they were already planning a pilot program to provide buses to one target neighborhood, and now anticipate phasing in other neighborhoods over the next three years.
Students from ReNew Cultural Arts Academy in the Irish Channel will recreate the 1963 “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom” — but informed by current events — in a march on Constance Street on Friday afternoon, school officials said.
An infestation of bats has forced KIPP Believe Primary to move out of the former Benjamin Banneker Elementary campus in the Riverbend for about a month, according to a report by Marta Jewson at The Lens.
Should a student who is suspended for disciplinary issues be able to appeal that decision the charter school board?
Dillard University host a public forum Saturday morning on providing safe school environments for children, especially as the Recovery School District moves forward with plans to rebuild Booker T. Washington High School on the site of the former Silver City dump in Central City.
Audubon Charter School is on track to return to its Broadway Street campus for the coming school year, school officials say, though they are still awaiting an exact timetable to receive the building and remain concerned about issues with the Milan Street campus.
Dr. Kristen L. Buras, a member of the Educational Policy Studies faculty at Georgia State University, will be featured in Tulane’s “The New Orleans Education Market a Decade Later: Reflections on Race & the Politics of Dispossession” discussion this Monday night (Feb. 23).
Earlier this week, the French consul general — his government’s top representative in New Orleans — announced that he has been actively exploring options to advance the creation of a French high school in the city.Officials at a number of elementary schools that offer French immersion programs have long discussed such an idea, but one of the fundamental concerns has always been the same: that there are not enough students fluent in French to justify a high school.
A review this week of the enrollment at area French immersion programs, however, suggests that may be changing.
The top representative of the French government in New Orleans said he is actively researching the best option toward the creation of a new high school in the city aligned with his country’s educational program.
Bricolage Academy, an Orleans Parish charter school that opened two years ago, will move out of Touro Synagogue on St. Charles Avenue next year and into Mid-City, while Cypress Academy — one of the newest OPSB charter schools — will open next year in the Touro space.
The impending loss of the charter at Andrew H. Wilson charter school in Broadmoor — one of New Orleans’ most deeply established and celebrated charter schools, but also one of the city’s lowest ranked campuses in state scores — has parents in the community deeply upset.
The school’s strengths, they said at a heated public meeting Tuesday night, run far deeper than superficial and unfairly-calculated test scores show, and they fear that the individualized care they are used to their children receiving will give way to a cookie-cutter approach if a larger operator takes over.
The governing board of Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans is holding its monthly board meeting tonight (Monday, Jan. 12) at the school’s Patton Street campus.
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The governing board of Lusher Charter School held a brief public meeting Saturday morning, hearing a few updates on the ongoing construction at both campuses before conducting a lengthy closed session on a student disciplinary matter.
“Nothing is changing as far as the process we’re going through for this year,” said school CEO Kathy Riedlinger.
The founders of a national medical-services company based in New Orleans have donated $3 million for science education at Isidore Newman School, the largest gift in the school’s history.
Lusher Charter School will host its annual soiree this Friday (Nov. 14) at the Eiffel Society, with food, a silent auction, and musical entertainment that will help raise money for the school.