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5 Things to Know as NOLA-PS Shifts to Distance Learning

(New Orleans – January 6, 2021) – NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) is committed to providing high quality education to all its students while protecting the health and safety of our community of schools during this unprecedented pandemic. Since March 2020, we have taken a measured, data-driven approach to balancing these priorities, a process that our...

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NOLA-PS and InspireNOLA to Welcome Students Back to Campus at McDonogh 42 Charter School

WHAT:  NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) Superintendent Dr. Henderson Lewis, Jr. and InspireNOLA CEO Jamar McKneely will welcome McDonogh 42 Charter School students back to campus Thursday, Sept. 17. NOLA-PS announced in August that, since the City's health data was exceeding all health and safety criteria, the District would begin a phased return...

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NOLA-PS to Host Ribbon-Cutting for New Edna Karr High School Campus

EMBARGOED* – Until Dec. 14 at 10am (Due to COVID-19, only media is invited – event is not open to the public) WHAT: A ribbon-cutting will be held to mark the completion and opening of NOLA Public Schools' (NOLA-PS) new $48 million, three-story building. The building is the new site for InspireNOLA's Edna Karr High School. WHEN: Monday, De...

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NOLA-PS Provides Update on COVID-19 Impact in Schools: March 28-Apr. 1

(New Orleans – April 4, 2022) – The positive test rate of NOLA Public Schools' (NOLA-PS) districtwide testing program remains below 1%. Our schools, with the assistance of health partners, administered 16,251 COVID-19 tests last week, yielding a positive test rate of 0.12%, among its students and staff. This weekly data continues to show our school...

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NOLA-PS to Hold Virtual Public Meeting on Virtual Distance Learning Policy

(New Orleans – December 9, 2020) – Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Article 7, Section 23(C) of the Louisiana Constitution and LSA-R.S. 47:1705(B) that a public meeting held by the administration of the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) will be held virtually on Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 6:00 PM to review NOLA Public Schools' (NOLA-PS) Vir...

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Special Board Meeting Via Teleconference, Orleans Parish School Board to Hear Charter Renewal Recommendations

WHAT/WHEN: On Tuesday, December 8 at 5:30 PM, the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) will hold a Special board meeting to consider the following: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Article 7, Section 23(C) of the Louisiana Constitution and LSA-R.S. 47:1705(B) that a special public board meeting held by the administrati...

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NOLA-PS Hosts Ribbon-Cutting to Celebrate Opening of New Campus for New Orleans Charter Science & Math High School (Sci High)

EMBARGOED* – Until Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 10am (Due to COVID-19, only media is invited – event is not open to the public) WHAT: A ribbon-cutting will be held to mark the completion and opening of NOLA Public Schools' (NOLA-PS) new $27.5 million, three-story building. The building will be the new site for New Orleans Charter Science & Math Hi...

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NOLA-PS Weekly COVID-19 Related Updates

What: NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) remains committed to the health and safety of our school community, and we will continue to do everything we can to ensure the District and our schools are supported through the duration of the pandemic. It's important to note NOLA-PS follows the same COVID-19 related metrics* as the City of New Orleans, as well ...

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12.10.20 NOLA-PS Weekly COVID-19 Related Updates

What:NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) remains committed to the health and safety of our school community, and we will continue to do everything we can to ensure the District and our schools are supported through the duration of the pandemic.It's important to note NOLA-PS follows the same COVID-19 related metrics* as the...

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12.02.20 NOLA-PS Observes National Special Education Day - Dec. 2

Releases Special Education Resource Guide for Parents, listing more than 20 areas of assistance and 150+ vendors(New Orleans - December 2, 2020) – In observance of National Special Education Day, NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) is proud to unveil a new comprehensive Special Education Resource Guide. The guide is a way to...

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11.19.2020 NOLA-PS Weekly COVID-19 Related Updates

(New Orleans – November 19, 2020) – Ahead of the Thanksgiving Holiday, NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) is encouraging New Orleanians to continue to adhere to safety measures that slow the spread of COVID-19 and keep our school communities safe.“Now is not the time to let our guard down. We have made...

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11.17.2020 NOLA-PS Receives $775,000 in Grants to Expand COVID-19 Testing

Contributions from Rockefeller and Greater New Orleans foundations extend testing to end of 2020-2021 school year (New Orleans – November 17, 2020) – NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) has secured $775,000 in grants to expand COVID-19 testing efforts that have been integral to the preservation of in-person learning for students, teachers, and...

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11.18.2020 NOLA-PS to Provide Update to COVID-19 Response and Latest Case Counts

Press Conference - Media RSVP Required.What/Why:As we have been throughout this pandemic, NOLA-PS remains committed to transparency and to providing important guidance to help keep our students in school and learning. We are holding this press conference to share an update on the COVID-19 numbers in our schools; how we are...

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11.12.2020 NOLA-PS Weekly COVID-19 Related Updates

What:As students return to in-person learning, NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) remains committed to the health and safety of our school community, and we will continue to do everything we can to ensure the District and our schools are supported through the duration of the pandemic.To that end, NOLA-PS will continue to...

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11.13.2020 NOLA-PS to Hold Virtual Public Hearing on 2020-2021 Pupil Progression Plan Draft

(New Orleans – November 13, 2020) – Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Article 7, Section 23(C) of the Louisiana Constitution and LSA-R.S. 47:1705(B) that a public hearing of the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) will be held virtually on Monday, November 16, 2020 at 5:00 PM to review the 2020-2021...

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11.11.2020 NOLA-PS to Hold Virtual Public Hearing on Millage

(New Orleans – November 11, 2020) – Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Article 7, Section 23(C) of the Louisiana Constitution and LSA-R.S. 47:1705(B) that a public hearing of the Orleans Parish School Board will be held virtually on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 5:00 PM to consider levying an additional...

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11.10.2020 NOLA-PS Issues Statement on Passing on Lucille Bridges

(Picture Courtesy of City of New Orleans)(New Orleans - November 10, 2020) – On behalf of New Orleans Public Schools, we extend our sincerest condolences to Ruby Bridges on the passing of her mother, Lucille Bridges. We can only imagine the strength, courage, and determination that it took for Ms. Lucille...

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11.20.2020 OneApp Main Round for 2021-2022 School Enrollment Opens

Closes Friday, January 29, 2021 and Opens Friday, November 20, 2020To schedule a media interview with Superintendent Dr. Henderson Lewis, Jr., please email communications@nolapublicschools.com(New Orleans – November 20, 2020) – The annual unified application process for children wishing to attend NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) – the OneApp – opened today. New...

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11.05.2020 NOLA-PS Weekly COVID-19 Related Updates

What:As students return to in-person learning, NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) remains committed to the health and safety of our school community, and we will continue to do everything we can to ensure the District and our schools are supported through the duration of the pandemic.To that end, NOLA-PS will continue to...

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10.30.2020 NOLA-PS Weekly COVID-19 Related Updates

What: As NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) prepares its schools to resume in-person classes after Hurricane Zeta, the District remains committed to the health and safety of our school community through the duration of the pandemic.To that end, NOLA-PS will continue to provide ongoing weekly updates on any changes related to COVID-19,...

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