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Homer Plessy Community Schools and NOLA-PS Announce Siting Decision

Plessy to remain in McKenna Building (New Orleans – February 27, 2024) — Homer Plessy Community Schools (Plessy Schools) and NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) are pleased to jointly announce a significant decision regarding the permanent site for Homer Plessy Community School's elementary program. After careful consideration and community engagement, t...

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ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL BOARD APPROVES ESTABLISHMENT OF THE LEAH CHASE SCHOOL: A BEACON OF CULTURAL RICHNESS AND ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

(New Orleans – February 27, 2024) — The Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) unanimously approved the creation of The Leah Chase School, a direct-run institution under the auspices of NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS). It will be the district's first, permanent direct-run school in 18 years. This decision marks a significant step towards providing a high...

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OPSB Postpones Board Business Meeting Due to CCC Police Investigation

(New Orleans – February 22, 2024) — In light of the tragic shooting incident that occurred on the Crescent City Connection (CCC) bridge earlier this afternoon, resulting in the closure of the bridge, the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) has made the decision to postpone today's regularly scheduled Board Business Meeting. The new date for the meet...

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NOLA Public Schools Continues Black History Month Celebration with Inspiring Events

(New Orleans – February 22, 2024) — In a continued commitment to honoring Black History Month, NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS), along with The Blairisms, presents a series of engaging events featuring the remarkable talents of scholars from The Delores Taylor Arthur School for Young Men. The month-long celebration will culminate in a closing event ho...

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NOLA-PS Statement on Passing of Edgar L. “Dooky” Chase, III

(New Orleans – February 22, 2024) — It is with a heavy heart that NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) acknowledges the passing of a cherished member of the New Orleans community, Edgar L. "Dooky" Chase III. On behalf of NOLA-PS, we extend our deepest condolences to the Chase family during this difficult time. Dooky III was not only a beloved patriarch of...

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NOLA Public Schools Celebrates Black History Month with Inspiring Events

(New Orleans – February 8, 2024) — NOLA Public Schools proudly commemorates Black History Month with a series of engaging events featuring talented scholars from Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary and The Delores Taylor Arthur School for Young Men. Black History Month Quiz Bowl at Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary Date: Thursday, February 8, 10 amLocation...

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NOLA Public Schools and the University of New Orleans Renew Partnership to Expand College Access through Orleans Instant Admit Program

(New Orleans – February 7, 2024) — In an effort to empower students from Orleans Parish with enhanced educational opportunities, NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) and the University of New Orleans (UNO) are pleased to announce the renewal of the Orleans Instant Admit Program. The program is designed to streamline the admissions process for local high s...

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NOLA Public Schools Celebrates Black History Month & Encourages Scholars to Apply for Superintendent’s Equity in Action Scholarship

(New Orleans – February 6, 2024) — NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) invites its scholars to celebrate Black History Month by applying for the Dr. Avis Williams' Equity in Action Scholarship. This $1000 award aims to recognize and support a deserving scholar in pursuit of their college and/or career plans upon graduating from a NOLA-PS high school. Spo...

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NOLA Public Schools and Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Collaborate for Unforgettable Concert Experience Celebrating Mardi Gras Indians

(New Orleans – January 24, 2024) —NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) is proud to announce a groundbreaking collaboration with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) for a series of extraordinary concerts that will captivate the hearts and imagination of more than 3,000 students in grades 2nd-5th. This unique initiative, born out of a partnership wit...

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NOLA-PS to Direct-Run a School for the 2024-2025 School Year

(New Orleans – January 19, 2024) — In a strategic move following thorough consideration, Superintendent Dr. Avis Williams announces the intent to directly operate The Leah Chase School at 2727 S. Carrollton Ave. for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year. She will seek authorization from the board at the February board meeting. Driven by a commitment t...

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OPSB Elects New President & Vice President to Lead School Board

(New Orleans – January 19, 2024) — During its regular monthly board meeting, the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) unanimously voted to elect Katie Baudouin as its President and Leila Jacobs Eames as its Vice President. "I express my gratitude to my colleagues for placing their confidence in me. Being chosen by one's peers is a significant honor, ...

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NOLA Public Schools Extends NCAP Deadline to Jan. 26

(New Orleans – January 17, 2024) — In response to the recent weather-related school closures impacting our community, NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) is sensitive to the challenges our families may have experienced in accessing our Family Resource Centers and their schools' resources in completing the NOLA-PS Common Application Process (NCAP). As a r...

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NCAP Main Round for 2024-2025 School Year Set to Close

Closes Friday, January 19, 2024 (New Orleans – January 17, 2024) – NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) would like to remind families that the main round of the K-12 NOLA-PS Common Application Process (NCAP) closes Friday, Jan. 19, 2024. NCAP is the annual unified application process for children wishing to attend public schools in New Orleans. New Orlean...

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NOLA-PS’ Central Office Will be Closed Tomorrow Due to Weather

(New Orleans – January 15, 2024) — Out of an abundance of caution, NOLA Public Schools' (NOLA-PS) Central Office (2401 Westbend Pkwy, NOLA 70114) will be closed to the public tomorrow, January 16. In addition, this week's Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) Committee of the Whole meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 18 at 1 PM. As stat...

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NOLA Public Schools Announces Siting Decisions for the 2024-2025 Academic Year

(New Orleans – January 12, 2024) — NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) is sharing the outcomes of its recent open siting process, a critical step in ensuring the continued success of our school system. Following the siting application deadline last month, one transformation application was received from ReNew Schools expressing interest in operating Robe...

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NOLA-PS Announces Siting Process for 2024-2025 Academic Year

(New Orleans – January 06, 2024) — Following last month's open siting process, NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) received one siting transformation application from ReNew Schools for Robert Russa Moton Charter School. Since there were no siting applicants for Lafayette Academy Charter School, the District is considering all options for the future of th...

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NOLA-PS Early Learning and Child Care Main Round Application Opens Today

(New Orleans - January 4, 2024) – NOLA Public Schools Early Learning and Child Care Main Round application opens today, Jan. 4 and will run through Feb. 21, 2024. The Main Round application period allows eligible families the opportunity to enroll their children in FREE high-quality early child care education programs in Orleans Parish. When: Main ...

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NOLA-PS to Hold Open Sitings for Lafayette Academy & Robert Russa Moton

(New Orleans – December 13, 2023) — NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) is engaging in the district's open siting process to provide for the sustained operation of Lafayette Academy Charter School and Robert Russa Moton Charter School for the 2024-2025 school year. This proactive measure follows the Orleans Parish School Board's (OPSB) recent approval of...

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OPSB Unanimously Approves Superintendent’s Contract Renewal & Extension Recommendations

(New Orleans – December 4, 2023) — NOLA Public Schools' Superintendent Dr. Avis Williams recommended renewing contracts for 12 schools expiring in the 2023-2024 school year and extending contracts for four other schools. The recommendations were presented to the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) on Monday evening during the annual evaluation of co...

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K-12 NOLA-PS’ Common Application Process for the 2024-2025 School Year Opens Today - Nov. 29

(New Orleans – November 29, 2023) – The NOLA Public Schools Common Application Process (NCAP) is officially open and now accepting applications for the 2024-2025 school year. This annual process is for children in grades Kindergarten through 12 who are enrolling in NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS). Ensuring seamless access to the K-12 Main Round Enrol...

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