The charter management organization is awarding itself a 20 percent raise.
Review the 2014-15 annual operating budget for Paul Habans Charter School.
Finances are in good order at schools managed by the Crescent City charter group, with surplus funds that can be rolled over into next year’s budgets. That was the gist of a report by treasurer Doug Harrell at the board’s monthly meeting, May 28.
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.
With or without Common Core standards, the school needs to upgrade computers and associated technology.
An original member of the board is leaving, and a new member was elected.
The meeting starts at 6 p.m.
It happened the day after Shaud Wilson was killed by a car as he ran across the street to his bus stop.
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.
McDonogh City Park Academy would be the second addition to the Crescent City Schools network in as many years.
Based on 2013 test scores, are the students who left the Recovery School District’s four failing schools in better academic environments than before? If they left Mays and Henderson, they generally are. But not if they left Abramson and Johnson.
But the board didn't comply with state law when it failed to solicit public comment before two votes.
Seventeen charter schools are eligible to switch to Orleans Parish School Board governance.
Crescent City Schools still facing problems with some buildings.
School officials are aren't sure which contractor is responsible when something breaks.
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.
Work on some of the buildings continues, even after classes have begun.
Charter operator looking at possibility of running schools outside Orleans Parish.
School starting dates vary throughout the month of August.
Akili moving into new building; Habans getting a make-over.
Harriet Tubman Charter School plans a move into the empty O. Perry Walker High School building in January.
Next year, the organization will take over Paul Habans Elementary School, so most hiring efforts have been focused on Habans.