International High School and Lusher Charter School argued labor-relations law didn’t apply to them.
Organizers say handful of teachers involved in union activities weren't asked to return.
It will be the second union election at a charter school in two weeks.
Numbers will remain fluid for a while, but the expectation is that overall enrollment will rise to 500.
Interim school leader presented with employment offer, but will serve at the pleasure of incoming chief, Sean Wilson.
New Orleans schools continue to have a higher rate of plagiarism on standardized tests than the rest of the state. Two factors could be at play: There could be a greater pressure to succeed, and there are more low-scorers in big cities.
The board may hire an interim school leader while searching for CEO Sean Wilson's replacement.
School leader at International School of Louisiana switches charters, will fill role once held by Anthony Amato.
Teacher questions whether there's been time for candidates to meet the school community.
Having too many applications is a nice problem to confront, board member Blumenthal opines.
Six-year-old Shaud Wilson was killed last week trying to cross Paris Avenue to get to his bus stop. Around New Orleans, it's not uncommon for children to wait for their buses along multi-lane roads, including some of the city's busiest streets.
Staff commended on how they handled twin bomb threats in mid-January; building cleared, student later arrested.
Most of the problems were small-scale plagiarism, according to a report.
Money goes to computers, new bus route and building maintenance
Services will be in Metairie for former Orleans Parish public schools chief.
Nancy Ryan, who served as assistant head of school, chosen as interim replacement while search goes on.
He served as the head of International High School of New Orleans, but didn't plan on returning next year.
School's board paying $30,000 to consultant to find new head of school and did not get to vote on selection.
New school building may also be in the cards for CBD charter.
It will cost $30 million to bring students to and from public schools this year, compared to $18 million the year before Katrina. The increase appears to be a consequence of citywide enrollment and the shift from a centrally-run school system. A few schools are working together to negotiate busing contracts.
Board votes to put money into emergency and special financial needs funds.
School starting dates vary throughout the month of August.
International High School has settled a disagreement with the Recovery School District over a $47,000 bill for school nutrition services, the school’s board of directors learned at its Jan. 23 meeting.
The International High School governing board deferred plans to meet behind closed doors after a reporter objected to the executive session listed on the board’s Nov. 28 meeting agenda.
The president of the charter school management organization that runs International High School led his last meeting as president on June 27. Andrew Ward kicked off the meeting by reaffirming what the board learned at its annual retreat, held on May 26.
The board devoted its May 17 monthly meeting to end of the year details and a look ahead to International High School’s resumption of classes in August. Board chairman Andrew Ward noted “a lot of good things happening as we ramp up to the end of the year.”
One of them is recruitment, according to principal Anthony Amato.
An envoy from the U.S. Bureau of Public Affairs will visit the International High School of New Orleans on April 22, to talk about the benefits of multilingualism and opportunities for careers in government. Some details still have to be worked out, among them security issues and whether the visit by a deputy assistant secretary will be open to the public, the school’s board of directors learned at their monthly meeting, March 21.
Fundraising was the main topic at International High’s school board meeting on Feb. 13.
New Orleans businessman Harry Blumenthal has joined the governing board of International High School. He is the former president and chief executive of Blumenthal Print Works Inc.
Adding an item to the agenda of their Nov. 30 meeting, the board of the International High School unanimously approved a motion to apply for a $250,000 increase in the school’s line of credit.
The board of directors for the International High School met on Nov. 16 at 5 p.m.
Voices for International Business and Education posted a meeting agenda on the front door of International High School school. Summary below.
The board of directors of the International High School of New Orleans met Sept. 21 at 6:00 p.m.