It’s the fifth charter where employees have sought union recognition in the post-Katrina era.
Twenty school boards have a little over a month to decide whether they want to stay with the RSD or return to the auspices of the Orleans Parish School Board.
Five charter organizations have meetings this week and could take up the issue.
Some schools offer counseling and specialized teaching for their most troubled students.
Final planning under way for March 22 Jazz Brunch fundraiser.
Donations and silent-auction contributions sought ahead of Jazz Brunch fundraiser, Saturday, March 22.
No vote taken because quorum not at hearing.
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.
Final budget hearing scheduled for Sept. 14.
Some students who have to travel across town, or across the river, must be at their stop before 6 a.m. Martin Berhman, located on the West Bank, starts picking up kids in eastern New Orleans at 5:42 a.m. Parents say they're willing to deal with early mornings in order to send their kids to better schools.
School starting dates vary throughout the month of August.