New report shows school leaders admitted to screening students to get the best.
Five charter organizations have meetings this week and could take up the issue.
Increased focus on reading and math came at a cost on this year’s standardized tests.
Nine new teachers have been hired and more are on the way. Student recruitment drive is also gearing up.
A researcher says Louisiana's system for measuring teacher effectiveness is one of the best in the country.
An inside look at how teachers at Success Prep got ready.
Elevator repair costs rise, but no students currently require its use between floors. Better school soundproofing planned.
Students say teachers care about their success; teachers say they can rely on colleagues.
School leader Niloy Gangopadhyay said he doesn't believe drug use is a widespread problem.
Teacher absences not the problem school leaders thought it was.
Success Preparatory Academy seeing more sick and leave days taken by teachers and staff than in previous years.
Success Prep is having trouble with new middle-school grade.
Of the school's 450 students, 70 are special-education students.
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.
School sees big increase in number of special education students.
About 75 percent of last year's students will return this year.
School starting dates vary throughout the month of August.
Board also receives concerning out-of-school suspension data.
Challenges facing the F school include how to expand in a crowded facility that relies on partitions to separate classes.
The school's principal cited inconsistency in lesson execution, teacher experience, a high number of English language learners and behavioral issues.
School leader questions Success Prep's maximum capacity.
At their Jan. 10 meeting, board members at Success Preparatory Academy discussed reaching out to larger corporations for sponsorships and looking to re-configure the school building in order to accommodate more students.