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Oneapp Main Round for 2020-2021 School Year Opens in November and Closes Friday, Jan. 31.

OneApp timeline shifted to better accommodate the district’s students, families, teachers and schools NEW ORLEANS – (Nov. 22, 2019) – NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) is notifying families that the Main Round of OneApp, the unified application process to enroll in New Orleans Public Schools, opens today Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 and...

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Orleans Parish School Board Votes to Roll Forward Millages

Decision Will Increase per Student Funding; Allow District To Recover From Upcoming Cuts To State Funding.NEW ORLEANS – (November 19, 2019) – At a special meeting of the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) this evening, district board members voted unanimously to fully roll forward the millages dedicated to public education in...

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NOLA Public Schools Sites InspireNOLA Charter Schools to Operate Pierre A. Capdau Charter School

NEW ORLEANS – (Nov. 18, 2019) – On Friday, November 15, 2019, NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) sent a formal letter to InspireNOLA Charter Schools notifying them of the siting of their approved charter to transform Pierre A. Capdau Charter School, which paves the way for the charter management organization to operate...

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New Orleans English Teacher Steven Gamache Is Surprised with $25,000 Milken Educator Award

Gamache’s creativity and leadership help students soar at Paul Habans Charter School Santa Monica, Calif., (November 13, 2019) — Steven Gamache is known for leading efforts to turn schools around, but he had no idea that his life would be transformed today with a $25,000 Milken Educator Award. During a rousing...

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Nola Public Schools Offers Tips for Families to Minimize Spread of Flu and Informs Parents When to Keep Students at Home

NEW ORLEANS – (Nov. 13, 2019) – As public schools in Orleans Parish experience an uptick in student and staff absences from school due to cold and flu season, NOLA Public Schools would like to offer tips to prevent the flu, as well as, remind families when it is best to...

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OPSB Millage FAQ

On Tuesday, November 19, 2019, the Orleans Parish School Board will consider the impact of increased property assessments in the city and decide whether to roll millages forward to meet financial needs. There will be a public hearing at 3:00pm and a special board meeting that same day at 5:30pm. The...

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Travis Hill School Among Highest Performing Alternative Schools in the State

The Travis Hill School educates pre-adjudication youth in the city’s juvenile and adult detention facilities . NEW ORLEANS – (November 12, 2019) – The Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) recently released the 2018-2019 School Performance Scores (SPS), including scores for alternative schools under the state’s new alternative formula. The Travis Hill...

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NOLA Public Schools District Performance Score Shows Improvement

NOLA PUBLIC SCHOOLS DISTRICT PERFORMANCE SCORE SHOWS IMPROVEMENT The District School Performance Score improved and nearly three out of four NOLA Public Schools received a progress index score of “A” or “B”  . NEW ORLEANS – (November 6, 2019) – Today, the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) released the 2019 School...

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INSIDE NOLA PUBLIC SCHOOLS: SCHOOL ACCOUNTABILITY

Now just starting year two under our unified school system, I know we must continue to help share how we at NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) support our 44,000 students and work with our 78 schools. We play many functions, but this time of year, especially as we will soon receive letter grades our role in holding schools accountable is front and center.

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NOLA-PS issues statement on anticipated school & traffic delays due to Hard Rock Hotel incident

The following is a statement regarding anticipated traffic delays and late school arrivals that may occur due to the incident at the Hard Rock Hotel in downtown New Orleans. The statement should be attributed to NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) Superintendent Dr. Henderson Lewis. Jr.: “NOLA Public Schools would like to send...

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MEDIA ALERT - Orleans Parish School Board Notice of Public Hearing

WHAT: On Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 3 p.m., the Orleans Parish School Board will hold a public hearing to consider the following: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to Article VII, Section 23 (B) and (C) of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974 and La. R.S. 47:1705(B) that a public hearing of...

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Orleans Parish School Board Notice of Public Hearing

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NORDC partners with NOLA Public Schools to form NORD/NOLA-PS Collaborative Sports League

NEW ORLEANS - (October 4, 2019) The New Orleans Recreation Development (NORD) Commission is partnering with NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) to enhance the sports and physical education programming of youth participants in Orleans Parish Schools. The collaboration allows for NORD and NOLA-PS to form a collaborative sports league that will organize,...

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Attendance Awareness - Keeping Kids In School

Here are some helpful tips from NOLA Public Schools' Office of Student Support & Attendance on how you can take part in making sure our students are in school everyday as part of the 2019-2020 academic year's "Strive for Less than 5" absences and tardies attendance awareness campaign.

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NOLA-PS Superintendent Delivers Update on John F. Kennedy High School Findings to OPSB

NEW ORLEANS – (September 26, 2019) - The following is a statement that was delivered to the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) by Dr. Henderson Lewis, Jr., Superintendent of NOLA Public Schools (NOLAPS), at the Board Business Meeting on Thursday. Sept. 26th. The remarks are in reference to the investigation into...

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September OPSB Board Meeting Available for Online Viewing Only due to Technical Difficulties

(Sept. 26, 2019) Due to technical difficulties the Thursday, September 26, 2019 Orleans Parish School Board meeting will be available for viewing online only at www.nolapublicschools.com. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 5:30 pm (CST). Once our television broadcast signal has been restored, rebroadcasts of the meeting will be viewable...

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NOLA Public Schools and New Orleans Police Department Gather To Discuss School Zone Safety

NEW ORLEANS – (Sept. 25, 2019) – NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) and the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) came together today at Dwight D. Eisenhower Charter School to remind the public about the importance of safety at our schools during the school year. NOLA-PS Superintendent Dr. Henderson Lewis, Jr., Orleans Parish...

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OneApp Main Round for 2020-2021 School Year Opens in November & Closes Friday, Jan. 31

NEW ORLEANS  (Sept. 24, 2019) - NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) is notifying families that the Main Round of OneApp, the unified application process to enroll in New Orleans Public Schools, will open on Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 and close Jan. 31, 2020. Closing the application a month earlier will allow us...

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NOLA Public Schools Hosts 2nd Annual Back-to-School Fest

NEW ORLEANS – (Sept. 17, 2019) – On Saturday, September 14, NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) and the Audubon Nature Institute held their second annual Back to School Fest at the Audubon Zoo to provide families with the chance to access back-to-school resources, learn about the upcoming school year and meet fellow...

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PARENTS – We need you! Join the Superintendent’s Parent Advisory Council

September 16, 2019 - NOLA Public Schools is excited to launch our 2019-2020 Superintendent’s Parent Advisory Council. Last year, the parents weighed in on major policies like transportation pick up times and geographic priority in enrollment, evaluated new charter applications, learned about how our unique system works and created recommendations for...

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