OPSB Selects Superintendent

ICYMI … Your mini news clippings

  • In this letter to the editor, the Southern Poverty Law Center, Juvenile Court Chief Judge Gray and others applaud the One-App’s centralized enrollment process and congratulate the RSD for its efforts to hold schools accountable for serving all students.

  • WWNO’s Voices of Educators interviewed college counselor Sheena Reed, a first generation college graduate who is now advising students at Sci Academy.
  • Last session, the LA Legislature passed a law to allow some special education students, based on their IEP, to graduate without passing state mandated tests. For a second time, the U.S. Dept. of Education has warned state law could conflict with federal law.
  • Charter Management Organizations (CMOs) continue to expand while the number of standalone charter schools in the RSD dwindles.
  • At its January meeting, BESE decided that Einstein would operate Reed, the RSD would do an RFP for a new operator for Wilson Charter School, and MLK was approved to return to OPSB. Lagniappe is fighting for its academic life, as BESE deferred on whether to renew Lagniappe’s charter pending an investigation into the school’s operations.