Law passed last year says public bodies can't count weekends in providing 24-hour notice to public.
The move by the Morris Jeff board to establish a contract with the union is the second action by a city charter school in the past month, following Benjamin Franklin High School, that indicates teachers — and school operators — may be willing to give unions a role in education.
The faculty will now be associated with the United Teachers of New Orleans.
A week after its third campus leader stepped down, Lagniappe Academies’ board is putting the fate of the soon-to-close charter school in the hands of its remaining employees.
Sci High's board will discuss the matter at Thursday board meeting; change would come one year early
State sets Dec. 31 deadline for charter organizations to express interest in new campus school was to get.
Only two charter-management organizations out of original four still interested in opening high school for 2016-17.
The vote went against a recommendation of the administration to seek a waiver for one ineligible school.
Five charter organizations have meetings this week and could take up the issue.
The school in eastern New Orleans is supposed to reopen in the 2016-17 school year.