Also, survey by the Parent-Teacher Organization shows that most respondents are satisfied with the school.
Board members have never turned in forms disclosing sources of income.
Schools run by the Orleans Parish School Board have been the top performers on standardized tests. That continued this year, but several charters in the Recovery School District inched past them. The challenge: Replicating what's working.
Board authorizes KIPP network to take charge of cafeteria food.
Most of it is due to equipment upgrades so the school can administer a new standardized test.
French and Montessori Education Incorporated, the board that oversees Audubon Charter School, will hold a hearing on May 17 to discuss next year’s budget. Board members will convene at 10 a.m.
Administrative fee currently charged by OPSB would plunge after switch to Revolution Foods, board is told.
Board chair Cornelius Tilton: "We’re just a mouse speaking amongst a bunch of lions who have very little interest in funding the education system that they require you to have.”
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The school also will hire a new Mandarin teacher.
The Lower School was supposed to move back to its Broadway campus this summer.
Both its upper and lower schools are in temporary buildings now, waiting for repairs to other sites.
Audubon board votes to allow beer and wine sales at fall festival despite principal's opposition.
School charges parents for pre-kindergarten classes, but still has a deficit there.
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.
Most public schools in New Orleans were not billed for water after Katrina; refunds will be sent out.
$136,200 going to roof repairs at building the school is expected to move out of next year.
School starting dates vary throughout the month of August.
Lead paint removal at Milan Street building will take 10 weeks and cost $30,000, Orleans Parish School Board official says.
Only two board members, chair Cornelius Tilton and member Eva Alito, attended Saturday's budget hearing.
The board will meet at 9 a.m. at the school's Carrollton campus.
Old McDonogh 7 building on Milan Street is better than the Carrollton courthouse, but it also has major shortcomings, parents say.
Orleans Parish School Board Deputy Superintendent Kathleen Padian will meet with parents and teachers at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Carrollton campus.
Recent holiday breaks compelled Audubon Charter School’s F.A.M.E. Board to hold both its January and February meetings in February.
Parents and teachers at Audubon Charter School are awaiting word about when and if their upper grades will be moving out of the old Carrollton courthouse. Orleans Parish school officials are readying the old McDonogh 7 building, but say even that probably would be a temporary fix.
Audubon Charter School officials on Saturday were still feeling the sting. Two days earlier, an Orleans Parish School Board committee discussed whether to give the Henry W. Allen School building to Lusher Charter School.
The 19 minute F.A.M.E. Inc.
As almost an afterthought to a quick meeting of Audubon Charter School’s F.A.M.E. board this past Saturday, it was announced that the permit for the disputed Broadway contract had been picked up by a contractor and cleared for continuation. An old custodial house on Audubon’s 428 Broadway campus had been mostly dismantled, but a civil complaint by the Upper Audubon Neighborhood Association had kept the structure from being moved and renovated.
Uptown Messenger has the story here.
At its meeting September 22, 2012, the F.A.M.E. board of Audubon Charter School approved the Orleans Parish School Board’s Office of Civil Rights Resolution.
Not enough members showed up to comprise a quorum at Audubon Charter School’s monthly board meeting, Aug. 18.
Uptown Messenger reports that “Audubon Charter School plans to begin taking concrete steps this fall toward the possibility of creating a new high school.” Click this link for full coverage.
The board that runs Audubon Charter School approved its 2012-13 budget Saturday with an increase of 2 percent. The budget goes into effect July 1, rising from $6.72 million to $6.84 million.
Three of the first-floor restrooms at Audubon’s Carrollton Avenue campus will be renovated this summer and students will get new lockers, board members learned at their monthly meeting, May 26. The upgrades are long overdue, school officials said.
The leadership of Audubon Charter School will hold a public hearing on its proposed 2012-13 budget Saturday at 11:30 a.m., 719 S. Carrollton Ave., seeking input from parents and community members. Next year’s budget, which goes into effect July 1, is 2 percent higher than the current year, rising from $6.72 million to $6.84 million.
Review the FAME meeting agenda here.
Review the proposed budget numbers for this year here.
Projects underway to upgrade Audubon Charter facilities were a focus of attention at the board’s monthly meeting in March. The biggest project is renovation of the school’s Broadway campus.
The F.A.M.E. board’s March meeting information is reprinted below:
So far, students and faculty at Audubon Charter School have a lot to celebrate this semester. At the Jan.
Update: Audubon released a revised agenda reprinted below. FAME, Inc.
At their monthly meeting, Dec. 17, the board of Audubon Charter School — FAME — voted to induct new board members, re-instate French for 3-year-olds, establish an exploratory committee for a possible Audubon High School, and more.
Tomorrow’s board meeting agenda is now available, and may be reviewed here.
The board of Audubon Charter cleared up the logistics of the school’s admission process at its Nov. 19 board meeting.
Principal Janice Dupuy sent this announcement:
Due to some confusion regarding the date of the November FAME Board Meeting, it has been rescheduled by the Board Chair to take place Saturday, November 19, 2011 at the Carrollton Campus at 10:00 A.M.
The board of Audubon Charter School met Oct. 15.
Click on the below link to review the agenda for Saturday’s board meeting at Audubon’s Carrollton campus. FAME Board Agenda October 2011
The board of directors of the Audubon Charter School — formally, French and Montessori Education Inc. – met Sept.
To view the details of the agenda, click the following link: FAME Board Agenda September 2011
By Jessica Williams, The Lens staff writer |
Students at Audubon Charter School will have a temporary home next year after all. The school is slated to move by January to the old Jean Gordon School site on Chatham Drive in Gentilly while its Broadway campus undergoes a $14 million renovation, expected to take two years.