Trained in counseling and special ed, the teachers know how to deal with kids in crisis.
The charter organization will dip into its reserves to cover it.
Spate of school eliminations means RSD will be completely chartered next school year.
The board’s growth committee addressed the issue at a recent meeting.
The meeting starts at 6 p.m.
Board that oversees Carver schools, Sci Academy, get kind words, and good financial projections
"They talk to us like fifth-graders and we’re ninth-graders," said one student.
The governance committee of Collegiate Academy’s board of directors met Tuesday night to discuss whether to remove Sci Academy from the state’s Recovery School District and place it under the oversight of the Orleans Parish School Board. Sci Academy is the only of Collegiate Academy’s three schools that qualified to move to governance by the parish school board.
Sci Academy parents complain about disciplinary actions.
Crescent Leadership Academy says enrollment growth prompting search for new location.
Charter school operator looking to expand.
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.
Charter network finished the year with a budget surplus of $277,000.
School starting dates vary throughout the month of August.
The plan anticipates a 22 percent growth in revenues compared with the current year’s budget
The board plans a June 19 public hearing on its proposed $10.7 million budget.
Among the desired qualities in a new home: availability of programs like Teach for America and The New Teacher Project to staff the schools.