Resources for Current OPSB Authorized Charter Schools

2017-18 LEA Information

Info for schools electing to transition out of OPSB LEA beginning in SY 2017-18

As schools elect to transition out of OPSB’s LEA, we want to ensure that the transition is smooth. For this reason, OPSB is currently working closely with LDOE to ensure the right guidance is disseminated to schools on the appropriate timeline.

Transition Communications:

Frequently Asked Questions:

Required Paperwork:

Information for schools that will be a part of OPSB LEA for SY 2017-18

Schools opting to join or remain in OPSB LEA for SY 2017-18 can expect modifications to services currently provided by OPSB.  Schools may require additional staff, training, and resources for the upcoming school year.  OPSB is currently assessing the impact to schools and anticipates sharing further guidance before the end of the current school year.

Reporting Calendar

2016-17 Reporting Calendars

Relevant Forms and Templates

Information about AUP-Dedicated Millage:

On November 17, 2015, the Orleans Parish taxing district (OPSB) voted to increase the millage rate(s) on all taxable property for the following dedicated purposes:

See below for information regarding 2015 Resolution.  Materials will be updated with 2016 Resolution (when available).

Dedicated Purposes: 2016 Levy
Purpose A: School Books, Materials, and Supplies 1.55
Purpose B: Early Childhood, Discipline, and Dropout 1.55
Purpose C: Employee Salary, Benefits, and Incentives 7.27
Purpose D: Air Conditioning, Asbestos Removal, and Facilities Maintenance 2.32

OPSB Resolution 36-15

As a recipient of millage funding, as part of the local portion of MFP funding, each charter school is required to adhere to spending of said funding on the dedicated purposes above.

AUP Millage Reporting Requirements: Reporting of each schools agreed upon procedures to adhere to dedicated spending purposes, is required, as prepared by the charter school’s auditor (in the Annual Audit Report or in a separate report, also verified by an independent auditor).

Open Meetings Laws

From the state Attorney General’s website:

From LDOE: Open Meetings Law and Public Records Act presentation for Boards

From OPSB: Charter School Sunshine Laws


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