Louisiana’s top performing online charter, Connections Academy, encourages parents to register right now for 300 vacancies
Enrollment can apply to a “mid-year” switching if your child needs a new school right NOW or early application for 2017-2018 school year; all grades
Sometimes there is no avoiding one reality as you approach the middle of the academic year: Your child is in need of a new school.
Take heart, said Louisiana Connections Academy Superintendent Lonnie Luce: It’s not uncommon.
The good news is, there are 300 openings in grades K-12 right now at the top academic performing online charter school in Louisiana, and families are welcome to switch right now or go ahead and enroll for the 2017-2018 school year.
“Changing to a online charter school is not just a change of venue, but a change of mindset,” said LACA Superintendent Luce. "But don't delay: Our vacancies fill up fast."
According to LACA’s research, the top reasons for switching schools mid-year usually are:
Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy (Discovery) announced today the school earned an academic “A” rating for the 2015-2016 school year from the Louisiana Department of Education. This is the second consecutive year the school earned the high academic rating. Discovery is a Type 1 public charter school in Jefferson Parish, which does not require testing for admission.
This academic accomplishment is remarkable since Discovery has had an at-risk preference for admissions for 2 consecutive years. A student is considered at-risk if they are eligible for free and reduced lunch, identified as special education, or reads 2 grades below grade level. Discovery has made great progress over the last 2 years to reach at-risk enrollment goals. Discovery currently has a student body comprised of 74% at-risk students.
New Report Shows School Readiness Tax Credits Benefit Working Families by helping them to afford and access quality early care and education services
High-quality early care and education has a proven impact on promoting employment, reducing poverty and setting children on a path to life-long success
A Louisiana tax credit program designed to improve working parents’ access to affordable care and education for the 0-4 age set has become a national model of success, and today the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children released the reasons why to Louisiana Legislators:
On the morning of Friday, November 18, Sci High will be hosting its 4th annual Health 360, an interactive fair that highlights physical and emotional wellness, strategies for healthy living and careers in Health Care and STEM fields. The event will take place at Sci High’s campus on 5625 Loyola Ave, New Orleans, LA.
The event, from 8am-12pm, will consist of three segments, providing every Sci High student with the opportunity to participate in group physical activities, attend two Wellness Workshops, and meet with two local professionals. The goal is for students to leave Health 360 with a greater understanding of how to strive toward a life style of holistic health and how their current academic course work relates to the in demand, high wage STEM career opportunities present in the Greater New Orleans area.
Einstein Charter Middle and Einstein Charter High students will led a panel discussion on Monday, November 7th from 2:15-3:30pm as part of the International Bullying Prevention Association’s annual conference at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown New Orleans.
The panel is part of the three-day conference with over 40 workshops and sessions surrounding the IBPA Conference theme, “Getting to the Bottom of It: Bullying Prevention through Empathy and Kindness.” Workshop topics range from restorative practices and health consequences of bullying to cyberbullying and cultural competency.