As recently as February, the school appeared to be heading for an annual deficit about as large as the surplus now projected.
An adjustment in the RSD's per-pupil expulsion funding made a big difference, according to Crescent Leadership's CFO.
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.
RSD has boosted its funding to help the alternative school.
Most of the problems were small-scale plagiarism, according to a report.
Board holds meeting despite not having a quorum physically present.
Crescent Leadership Academy says enrollment growth prompting search for new location.
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 has 80 students attending this year and may get more.
School starting dates vary throughout the month of August.
School looking for space close by so younger students don't pick up bad behavior from older ones.
Helen Berrigan chosen board president, Marlon Ford as vice president
The meeting is expected to take place at 4:30 p.m. at the school, 4300 Almonaster Ave. in New Orleans.
School leaders also said they are developing a two-year strategy plan.
The alternative school has more special education students than it has received funding for, a school leader says.
Also, one board member questioned why the school was over budget in administrative expenses and under budget in instructional expenses.
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.