TREE serves children and adults with life science education programming held in an Outdoor Classroom (Jean Lafitte National Park and the piney woods of Saint Tammany).
The Core Element is a non-profit organization bringing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs to schools in the Greater New Orleans area. moreCore Element trains teachers and equips them with hands-on, inquiry-based kits to be used in the classroom. Students engaged in more interactive STEM lessons learn the acts of observing, experimenting, keeping journals and taking measurements bringing together all the skills of a well-rounded student.less
The SRTC business tax credit for Louisiana businesses is pretty straightforward. moreA business can donate up to $5,000 to a CCR&R and get 100% of their money back on the Louisiana income taxes.
This refundable credit can be taken against individual income tax, corporation income tax, or corporation franchise tax depending on the business’s entity type.less
The East Bank Charter School Collaborative publishes the RSDigest (Recovery School District/ New Orleans) and the OPSBrief (Orleans Parish School Board) each month with agendas before the meetings and reports on the decisions and discussions of the meetings.
OPEN is a New Orleans-based nonprofit committed to ensuring that there is an informed and engaged community that exercises influence on policy and programs to realize excellence and equity for every child in public schools in New Orleans.
EducateNow! is a news clipping service and blog that provides comprehensive updates on the state of public K-12 education in New Orleans
The ISAS New Orleans has information about several independent schools (charters, religious-affiliated and private) including Open House schedules at http://www.isasneworleans.org/documents/docs/ISAS%20OPEN%20HOUSE_wlinks.pdf
FHF is an information and referral service for people with disabilities and their families, including information on educational services and other needs. Visit the website or call (504) 888-9111 or (800) 766-7736.
New Orleans teachers will be offered 250 two-bedroom, fully furnished rent-free modular housing units, in accordance with a joint effort announced today by Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, the Louisiana Recovery Authority (LRA), the City of New Orleans and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Eligible teachers interested in registering to receive a housing unit are encouraged to call the Louisiana Department of Education at 1-800-471-0869 and leave their first and last name, school of employment, phone number, mailing address, email address, number of household members and FEMA registration number.