The academic leader of the New Orleans College Prep charter network resigned unexpectedly last week as the organization struggles to improve test scores at its first campus enough to prevent the state from revoking its charter.
Sylvanie Williams elementary school was the first campus awarded to the New Orleans College Prep charter network eight years ago, and now officials are pouring their resources into improving the struggling school’s grades enough to hold on to its charter.
Audubon Charter School must decide within the month whether to it will launch a new campus in another part of the city in the fall of 2018 that would combine a French-immersion curriculum with Montessori techniques.
After last week’s vote by officials at the International School of Louisiana to close their campus in Metairie, parents there are beseeching the Jefferson Parish School Board to help find a building and keep the high-performing program open.
Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans plan to seek a change to state law that would allow them to guarantee admission for children of teachers they recruit from France, officials said Monday night.
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Citing a lack of cooperation with Jefferson Parish school leaders, the International School of Louisiana will close its Metairie campus next year, the school board announced Friday evening.
The more than 400 students at the Jefferson Parish campus will have first preference for admission at the International School’s other campuses — at the former Bethune building in Hollygrove, on Camp Street in the Lower Garden District, and in Algiers, officials said.
For more details on the decision, read the full report from Mid-City Messenger.
Rachael Levine, a senior at Lusher Charter High School, has been selected to play in the High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall for the second year in a row. Rachel will be performing on cello with the Strings Orchestra at the famous concert venue on February 5 this year.
After weeks of uncertainty as to how it would house its students next year, the International School of Louisiana has been granted the use of the former Bethune elementary building in the Dixon area of Hollygrove, officials announced.
The Lycee Francais voted Monday night to enter negotiations with the Recovery School District to lease the former James Weldon Johnson school building as a temporary campus for the next two or three years.
Audubon Charter School’s governing board is forming a committee to begin formal study of launching a new campus, officials said Saturday morning.
In hopes of attracting as broad a cross-section of the city’s families as possible, the New Orleans College Prep charter network has released the new income-based sliding scale for tuition at the expanded preschool site officials intend to launch at the Hoffman site next year.
As Cypress Academy enters its third year in the fall of 2017, the young charter school will move out of its temporary home at Touro Synagogue on St. Charles Avenue for the John Dibert school building in Mid-City, the school announced.
The Lusher Charter School governing board voted Monday morning to dismiss its lawsuit over the new school funding formula — unless the formula is changed to reduce Lusher’s funding significantly in the future.
Housed in a home-like setting, Mathilde Hall provides a visually rich and stimulating environment for one, two and three year olds in McGehee School’s early childhood program, Little Gate. Designed to inspire learning and spark the imaginations of both students and faculty, Mathilde Hall opened its doors in August in the architecturally rich setting of this historic St. Charles Avenue home. Mathilde Hall is at the heart of Little Gate, a local leader in early childhood education.