Monthly Archives: May 2012

2012 K-8 Test Scores Released

The K-8 student test scores for Louisiana were released today, and New Orleans continues to improve. Test Score Highlights  For the 6th year in a row, student performance is up. Growth was less robust this year. While the RSD outperformed the state, for the first time since Katrina, OPSB did not. New Orleans Combined (OPSB […]

More New Orleans Graduates College and Career Ready

One of the key goals of K-12 education is to give our students the educational foundation they need to be college or career ready. In Louisiana, we have a good benchmark to measure this preparedness – what percent of our students qualify for TOPS, a program that provides two- and four-year merit-based scholarships to Louisiana […]

In the News: A Clipping Service – May 16, 2012

In this Edition of In the News: OPSB Updates RSD Headlines Others Have Their Say Louisiana Headlines National Education Stories Local News  OPSB Updates Orleans Parish School Board Approves Property Tax Increase Times-Picayune – May 15, 2012 After a long and sometimes heated meeting, the OPSB voted to: Roll forward the millage for 2013. The increase […]

In the News: A Clipping Service – May 3, 2012

In this edition of In the News: School Revolution National Spotlight on Louisiana Don’t Shortchange Our Children Superintendents in the News National Education Stories Louisiana Updates Local News More Good News School Revolution The Big Easy’s School Revolution Washington Post – April 27, 2012 After examining the impressive progress made by New Orleans schools since […]

A Cause for Hope

As we struggle to build a better future for our youth, it is important that we take time to recognize the large and small successes that transpire in our schools every day. Just this past week, two of our open-admissions high schools have given us reason to celebrate. Sci Academy held a Senior Signing Day […]