Through unification during summer 2018, all school buildings returned to OPSB
except those under construction by RSD.
* The Recovery School District and the OPSB
have been a model of cooperation since Hurricane Katrina, and SB 432 is another example of how both organizations and the Louisiana Legislature have focused on offering high-quality education to New Orleans families.
continued to operate a small number of district schools and was expanding its own charter-school portfolio.
The Recovery School District (RSD), an arm of the state Department of Education, wrested control of over ninety percent of the schools from the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB
) and chartered these schools to private operators over the course of the next nine years.
Because the OPSB
was only allowed to keep schools that scored above the state average, the failing schools were all in the RSD.
(25) The OPSB
was plagued by corruption and financial mismanagement, with over $265 million in debt and a Federal Bureau of Investigation task force housed in the district office to root out graft.
Next school year OPSB
will be responsible for identifying and evaluating all preschool aged children with disabilities, and the two districts will coordinate which schools each student will attend.
reviews plans for new energy facilities in Ohio, including renewable energy sources.
In November 2005, while the OPSB
was busy chartering schools, and the state legislature was beginning to consider a takeover bid in the upcoming special session, UTNO released its plan for the reopening of schools in the flood-ravaged city.
In July 1994, Columbia was informed that OPSB
had determined they needed more information to evaluate the impact of this proposed pipeline on forested wetlands in the area before approval could be granted.
In November 2017, the OPSB
published "A Unified Path Forward," previewing the work of the unified district over the next three years.
Most public schools in New Orleans are administered by the RSD, but among other public schools are those run directly by the traditional school district (the Orleans Parish School Board, or OPSB
), OPSB-authorized charter schools, and charter schools authorized by the state's Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE).