ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL BOARD INVITES COMMUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN TOWN HALL FORUMS

August 18, 2017

Superintendent To Discuss Citywide Survey; Vision For Unified School District

The Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) is hosting four town hall forums as part of an ongoing commitment to significant public engagement. The OPSB will share findings from March’s Citywide Survey, discuss plans for the current and upcoming school year, and invite public comment. The town hall forums are part of the OPSB’s public engagement efforts as the state’s Recovery School District (RSD) steps back and OPSB begins oversight of all New Orleans public schools for the first time since Hurricane Katrina. The public is encouraged to attend the town hall forums and share their thoughts and insights.

The survey closed on May 5, 2017 and was open to every New Orleans residents ages 18 and up. The OPSB had an amazing response from the community with over 3,000 responses and looks forward to sharing findings with the community.

Dates and locations of upcoming town hall forums:

Alice Harte Elementary – Wednesday, Aug. 23 at 6 p.m.
5300 Berkley Drive, New Orleans, LA 70131

KIPP Central City Academy – Thursday, Aug. 24 at 6 p.m.
2514 Third St., New Orleans, LA 70113

Lake Forest Charter – Thursday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m.
11110 Lake Forest Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70128

McDonogh 35 High School – Thursday, Sept. 7 at 6 p.m.
4000 Cadillac St. New Orleans, LA 70122

*Photo/video opportunities will be available. To arrange, contact [email protected] or (504) 250-0030.

To learn more, visit www.opsb.us. For updates, follow OPSB on Facebook and Twitter @_OPSB.

MEDIA CONTACT: Dominique Ellis, (504) 250-0030; [email protected]

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