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NOLA-PS’ LEAP SCORES GREW BY 3 PERCENTAGE POINTS FOR THE 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR

(New Orleans – August 2, 2023) — NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) is thrilled to announce a significant achievement in our school system. We are delighted to share that we have tied for 6th place for Year over Year Percent of Mastery and Above change, showcasing an impressive +3% growth. This remarkable improvement reflects the outstanding progress ma...

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Children’s Hospital New Orleans’ ThriveKids Program will Provide Mental Health and Other Care Coordination Services for NOLA Public Schools with $10 M in Funding from City of New Orleans

The partnership establishes a new system of support to help drive positive health and academic outcomes for New Orleans youth, with a strong focus on mental health care and violence prevention. NEW ORLEANS – For the 2023-2024 school year, NOLA Public Schools and Children's Hospital New Orleans' ThriveKids Student Wellness Program will partner to br...

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NOLA Public Schools Releases Early Childhood (Birth-4 Year) Main Round of NCAP Results for 2023-2024 School Year

(NEW ORLEANS – May 30, 2023) – Today, NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) released NOLA-PS Common Application (NCAP) Early Childhood placement results for the 2023-2024 school year. Families can log-in and review those placement results by visiting:https://apply.avela.org/nolaps The NCAP is the centralized school enrollment application process for Orlean...

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NOLA-PS Graduate with Perfect Attendance Wins New 2023 Toyota Corolla LE at Premier Stay in School Event

36 recent high school graduates were eligible for the drawing (New Orleans – (May 24, 2023) – 18 year old Macailen Davis, a soon to be graduate of The Willow School won this year's Stay in School Car Giveaway. Davis who plans to study finance at LSU walked away with 2023 Toyota Corolla LE for being one of 36 NOLA Public School (NOLA-PS) studen...

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NOLA Public Schools & Recovery School District to Celebrate Completion of Post-Katrina School Facilities Master Plan

Largest school rebuilding program in the history of the United States (New Orleans – May 2, 2023) — A total of 89 public school buildings in New Orleans have come to life thanks to the implementation of the School Facilities Master Plan (SFMP). The plan was adopted Nov. 8, 2008, after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina left 110 of New Orlean...

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FIVE NOLA-PS PROJECTS HONORED FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION BY THE LOUISIANA LANDMARKS SOCIETY

(New Orleans – April 22, 2023) — Five of the 15 projects the Louisiana Landmarks Society honored for historic preservation projects in 2022 included two NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) schools, two school auditoriums, and the School Facilities Master Plan. "Preserving the history and the legacy of our schools for our scholars has always been an impor...

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NOLA-PS Hosted an Authentic Family Engagement Summit & Partnered with Youth Run NOLA for 504K Race

(New Orleans – April 22, 2023) — The School Superintendents Association (AASA) selected NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) to host its Radical Family Engagement Cohort (RFE) Summit for district leaders from April 20-22 who are interested in truly engaging families in their children's school process. "Families are the heartbeat of our school district," s...

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2023 NOLA-PS Special Education Resource Guide to be Released Next Week for Scholars & Families

(New Orleans – March 30, 2023) –NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) is proud to unveil the updated 2023 Special Education Resource Guide for families, students, and community members to better access the abundance of resources that exist across the city. The Special Education Resource Guide is a living document that contains more than 20 areas of assista...

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NOLA Public Schools Releases K-12 Main Round of NCAP Results for 2023-2024 School Year

(New Orleans – March 27, 2023) – Today, NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) released NOLA-PS Common Application Process (NCAP) placement results for grades K-12 for the 2023-2024 school year. Families can log-in and review those placement results by visiting: nola.ps/login. The NCAP is the centralized school enrollment application process for Orleans Par...

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NOLA-PS Superintendent Announces Siting Recommendations for Four School Programs

(New Orleans – March 24, 2023) — NOLA Public Schools and its community of schools have embarked on a plan to best optimize its highest quality facilities for students after recent data showed New Orleans and Louisiana as a whole can expect smaller student bodies in the coming years. Today, NOLA-PS Superintendent Dr. Avis Williams announced her deci...

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NOLA-PS Awarded $25,000 by Special Olympics Louisiana During 3rd Annual Dr. Rosalynne B. Dennis Fitness Challenge Kick-Off

(Click for pictures and see video here.) (New Orleans – March 23, 2023) — $25,000 – that's the amount of money NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) was awarded this morning by the Special Olympics Louisiana Unified Champion Schools program. The funds will help support this year's 3rd Annual Dr. Rosalynne B. Dennis Fitness Challenge for students ...

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NOLA-PS to be Awarded $25,000 by Special Olympics Louisiana During 3rd Annual Dr. Rosalynne B. Dennis Fitness Challenge Kick-Off

Event Supported by Special Olympics Louisiana Unified Champion Schools WHAT: NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) is excited to receive $25,000 from Special Olympics Louisiana as it officially kicks-off the Opening Ceremony of its annual Dr. Rosalynne B. Dennis Fitness Challenge supported by Special Olympics Louisiana Unified Champion Schools! WHEN: The k...

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OPSB Passes Resolution Urging Governor to Reject the Folger Coffee Company’s ITEP Applications

(New Orleans – March 10, 2023) — During a special board meeting, the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) voted unanimously to pass a resolution urging Governor John Bel Edwards to reject the Folger Coffee Company's six Industrial Ad Valorem Tax Exemption Program ("ITEP") applications for industrial projects completed in New Orleans between 2018 and ...

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Three NOLA-PS Educators Recognized for National Certification Achievement by the State

(New Orleans – March 09, 2023) – Three NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) teachers have achieved National Board Teacher Certification (NBCT) with 41 educators from NOLA-PS and across Louisiana successfully accomplishing the maintenance of certification process. Congratulations to the following educators: ●Susan Kessler- KIPP Morial Primary - located in ...

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NOLA-PS Superintendent to Host Two Parent Meetings for Homer A. Plessy Community School Families

(New Orleans – March 8, 2023) — As the proud Superintendent of NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS), Dr. Avis Williams believes every child deserves to learn and thrive in an environment that's safe and healthy. With that in mind, last week she shared a decision to site the Homer A. Plessy Community School, currently located in the McDonogh 15 building, t...

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Current OPSB Board President & Vice President Re-elected to Lead School Board

(New Orleans – January 23, 2022) — During its regular monthly board meeting, the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) unanimously voted to re-elect Olin G. Parker as its President and Carlos Luis Zervigon as its Vice President. "I'd like to thank my fellow board members for their continued support and belief in me. We have a very talented and experie...

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NOLA-PS Superintendent Dr. Avis Williams Receives Humanitarian Award

(New Orleans – January 19, 2023) – NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) Superintendent Dr. Avis Williams was recently named as one of two recipients of the 2023 Dr. Effie H. Jones Humanitarian Award from the American Association of School Administrators (AASA). This award recognizes leaders who exemplify the qualities modeled by the late Dr. Effie Hall Jo...

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NOLA-PS Celebrates School Board Recognition Month

(New Orleans – January 12, 2023) — January is School Board Recognition Month and NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) is honored to celebrate its school board members for their dedication and commitment to the district's schools and students. "Our school board members are selfless volunteers who spend long hours working to ensure all of our scholars have ...

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NOLA-PS Dir. of Media Relations Wins PRSA Silver Anvil Award for Crisis Communications

(New Orleans – Jan. 12, 2022) – Taslin Alfonzo, NOLA Public Schools' (NOLA-PS) Director of Media Relations, was awarded the coveted Silver Anvil Award by the Public Relations Society of America's (PRSA) New Orleans Chapter. It's the industry's highest honor recognizing the best crisis communications campaigns that showcase unique skills, creativity...

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NCAP Main Round for 2023-2024 School Year Set to Close

Closes Friday, January 20, 2023 (New Orleans – January 11, 2023) – NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) would like to remind families that the main round of the K-12 NOLA-PS Common Application Process (NCAP) closes Friday, Jan. 20, 2023. NCAP is the annual unified application process for children wishing to attend public schools in New Orleans. New Orlean...

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