RSD announces school closings, mergers, new management

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by WWLTV.com

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Posted on December 20, 2012 at 4:41 PM

The Recovery School District has announced the following changes for the upcoming school year, including new management for certain schools and school closures.

  • Crocker Arts & Technology will now be managed by New Orleans College Prep.
  • Pride College Prep will now be managed by Arise Charter.
  • Intercultural Charter School there will be a high-quality open-enrollment elementary school at the Intercultural campus next year and all current Intercultural students will have guaranteed seats at this school.
  • Benjamin Mays Preparatory will close; all current students will have priority in the enrollment process to all participating elementary schools.
  • Mary D. Coghill Elementary School will now be managed by the Better Choice Foundation
  • Murray Henderson will close; all students will be guaranteed a seat at Habans Elementary which will be managed by Crescent City Schools.
  • L.B.  Landry and O.P. Walker High Schools will be unified under the management of Algiers Charter School Association and students will attend school in the brand new L.B. Landry building. All students will be guaranteed a seat at the new unified high school.
  • H.C. Schaumburg Elementary will now be managed by ReNEW Charter Management Organization. All current students will be guaranteed a seat at Schaumburg Elementary under the new management.
  • Abramson Elementary will close; all students will be guaranteed a seat at Schaumburg Elementary, which will be managed by ReNEW.
  • Paul B. Habans Elementary will now be managed by Crescent City Schools Charter Management Organization. All current students will be guaranteed a seat at Habans Elementary under the new management.
  • James W. Johnson Elementary will close; all students will be guaranteed a seat at Banneker Elementary.
     

According to RSD officials, families and faculty affected by these changes have been notified. The RSD will be hold information sessions to discuss the changes for parents.

  • Mary D. Coghill - Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 5:30pm
  • Crocker Arts and Technology – Monday, January 7, 2013 at 6:00pm
  • Abramson and H.C. Schaumburg Elementary Schools – Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 5:30 p.m
  • James W. Johnson and Murray Henderson Elementary Schools – Wednesday, January 9, 2013 at 5:30pm
  • Pride College Prep, Benjamin Mays Preparatory and Paul B. Habans Elementary Schools – Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 5:30pmIntercultural Charter School – Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 5:30pm
     

 

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