The governing board of Lycée Français de la Nouvelle Orleans approved a set of new policies Monday night requiring federal immigration agents to present a warrant before talking to any students, setting new penalties for overdue fines for extracurricular activities, and adding more preschool seats for disadvantaged families next year.
Lusher Charter School is beginning the process of creating a new five-year plan to govern its future growth, board members and administrators said Saturday morning.
The Louisiana Department of Education recently released school letter grades, and the InspireNOLA charter network continues to excel and outperform area schools. Alice Harte Charter School and Edna Karr High School both maintained “A” letter grades, and Andrew Wilson Charter School’s school performance score increased by over 31 points in only two years.
For the fourth year in a row, Harte achieved an “A” letter grade and surpassed the state average of students scoring Mastery or above on LEAP assessments. Harte continues to remain a top open-admissions school in the city and one of only two open-admissions “A” elementary schools in New Orleans.
The New Orleans College Prep governing board has parted ways with the Texas-based consultant who was leading their national search for a new CEO, and voted Thursday evening to hire a local consultant instead.
The New Orleans College Prep charter network has relaunched its search for a new leader, with board members hoping to begin soliciting applicants by the middle of October.
The International School of Louisiana will drop its language-readiness exam for incoming kindergarten students, but tighten mid-year admissions for first-grade students, officials said Wednesday night.
The Lusher Charter School governing board has for 11 years underpaid Chief Executive Officer Kathy Riedlinger, an oversight that’s added up to about $51,700 owed in back pay, officials announced during a board of director’s meeting Saturday.
With a state-assigned letter grade approaching that will likely determine whether New Orleans College Prep loses the charter for Sylvanie Williams Elementary, the network’s governing board embarked Wednesday night on a process to re-examine the structure of the entire organization.
After a surprise day off Tuesday for Tropical Storm Harvey’s rains, all students in the Orleans Parish School Board and Recovery School District will return to their schools as normal on Wednesday, officials announced.
All Orleans Parish School Board and Recovery School District campuses in New Orleans will be closed Tuesday amid concerns about flooding, and may remain closed later in the week depending on the weather, officials said.
“I was only supposed to be here one year, and this is year number five,” Bartlett said. “It just looks like it’s the right time.”
Lusher High School has a new principal for the 2017-18 school year, as its founding leader moves into a support role within the Lusher administration.
Spanish-speaking families need more assurances that their children won’t be discriminated against while at schools, and more insight into the way that the school district funds teaching English as a second language, an advocacy group told Orleans Parish School Board officials at a town-hall meeting Thursday evening in Central City.