Some schools offer counseling and specialized teaching for their most troubled students.
Trained in counseling and special ed, the teachers know how to deal with kids in crisis.
New Orleans has become a case study in how children and families are affected by decentralization of public education and mental health systems. The problem is particularly urgent because more schoolchildren suffer from mental health issues here than in other parts of the country.
Teachers at some schools were assigned to the state pension system under Reed Elementary, where they didn’t work.
Charter management group says it has budgeted $1.5 million in anticipation of legislation requiring new funding formula for state teacher pensions.
Three candidates short-listed as board's search for a new development director continues.
School leaders exercised more control over their own budgets, which helped the charter network's finances.
CEO Kevin Guitterrez said he thinks Sprint will discount the school system's telecommunications bills if subsidies fall short.
Schools for students with special circumstances do not perform well in state evaluations under current criteria.
The federal government would've paid most of that if reimbursement deadlines had been met.
Schools to be open for tours on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
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.
State's new, more rigorous standards pose a problem for alternative charter school.
School starting dates vary throughout the month of August.
The federal government should have paid for most of the meals, but months passed before ReNEW provided the proper documentation. Since then, RSD has been trying to get the money from ReNEW. How much is owed? RSD says it's about $496,000; ReNEW says it's about $232,000.
Take over of Schaumburg Elementary means more revenue and more expense.
The network’s revenue will increase from $27 million to about $33 million next year as a result of the takeover.
A public hearing on the $33 million budget will be held Thursday, May 9, at 5:30 p.m.
ReNEW schools enrolled more students than projected this year, resulting in an increase in per-pupil funding, official says.
Board members recently learned the charter management organization had only received $1,800 of the budgeted $755,922 as of Jan. 31.
E-rate reimbursement is slow, too, as officials from the federal program review how ReNEW is using the telecommunications dollars.