Monthly Archives: October 2012

In the News – October 29, 2012

In this edition of In the News: New Orleans in the Global Spotlight Critical School Board Elections Coming Up Citywide Gains in School Performance Returning Schools to OPSB Louisiana Headlines National Stories Local News Announcements

2012 School Performance Scores Released

Major improvement in New Orleans’ Ranking #1 in growth since 2005 Since 2005, the District Performance Score (DPS) for New Orleans has grown an astonishing 36.8 points, more than any other district in the state. For the first time, New Orleans has a higher DPS than both East Baton Rouge and Caddo (Shreveport) Parishes. New […]

In the News – October 10, 2012

In this edition of In the News: Race for OPSB Future of School Governance National Education News Update on LA Reforms Local Stories

Gap Closing Continues

TOPS Scholarships and ACT Scores on the Rise Educate Now! has reviewed the 2012 TOPS data, and the percent of public school graduates eligible for TOPS scholarships in Orleans Parish is now higher than in Jefferson and East Baton Rouge parishes. In 2012, 38.8% of Orleans Parish public school graduates were eligible for TOPS scholarships […]