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Good Morning Happy St. Patrick’s Day. RSD Superintendent Patrick Dobard is stepping down. He will become CEO of New Schools for New Orleans on March 27. Leadership and responsibility for the RSD’s statewide work will be assumed by current Assistant State Superintendent Kunjan Narechania, who will oversee the unification
Good Morning Kentucky is one step closer to allowing publicly funded charter schools. Yesterday, lawmakers sent a charter school bill to the governor who spoke on behalf of the measure earlier in the day. According to news reports, the Bluegrass State is one of seven without charter schools.
Good Morning In a meeting with urban school superintendents on Monday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos discussed how the department will work with public schools. Orleans Parish superintendent Henderson Lewis told The Washington Post, “We’re providing choice, but it’s coupled with a layer of oversight to make sure that the needs of our students are being […]
Good Morning The Advocate reports on New Orleans’ St. Mary’s Academy, celebrating its 150th anniversary. Originally named St. Mary’s Academy for Young Ladies of Color, the school was founded by the Sisters of the Holy Family, the pioneering order of Roman Catholic black nuns founded by Mother Henriette Delille.