As recently as February, the school appeared to be heading for an annual deficit about as large as the surplus now projected.
| April 22, 2014
An adjustment in the RSD’s per-pupil expulsion funding made a big difference, according to Crescent Leadership’s CFO.
| April 14, 2014
The board governing Crescent Leadership Academy will meet to review progress reports and financial updates. Consult the agenda for information on online access to the meeting.
| March 19, 2014
RSD has boosted its funding to help the alternative school.
| March 10, 2014
Most of the problems were small-scale plagiarism, according to a report.
| January 9, 2014
Board holds meeting despite not having a quorum physically present.
| November 25, 2013
Crescent Leadership Academy says enrollment growth prompting search for new location.
| October 24, 2013
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.
| September 12, 2013
School has 80 students attending this year and may get more.
| August 22, 2013
School starting dates vary throughout the month of August.
| August 1, 2013
School looking for space close by so younger students don’t pick up bad behavior from older ones.
| July 17, 2013
Helen Berrigan chosen board president, Marlon Ford as vice president
| June 26, 2013
The meeting is expected to take place at 4:30 p.m. at the school, 4300 Almonaster Ave. in New Orleans.
| June 17, 2013
School leaders also said they are developing a two-year strategy plan.
| June 11, 2013
The alternative school has more special education students than it has received funding for, a school leader says.
| April 20, 2013
Also, one board member questioned why the school was over budget in administrative expenses and under budget in instructional expenses.
| April 3, 2013
Students from the new charter school recently played their first basketball game, but the school’s education director says record attendance was a bigger accomplishment for the fledgling alternative school.
| February 18, 2013