Monthly Archives: December 2017

Akili and Habans Receive Charter Renewals

On December 12th, the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) voted to give Akili Academy a six-year renewal of its charter. This decision was based on the 2017 School Performance Scores, which measure student achievement based upon state standardized tests. Akili received a score of 70 (a nearly 8-point increase over last year) and moved from a…
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Habans Scholars Unveil New State-of-the-Art Green Schoolyard

Habans Scholars Unveil New State-of-the-Art Green Schoolyard

On Thursday, November 2nd, Habans scholars welcomed city officials and representatives of the Trust for Public Land to their school, as they officially unveiled their new playground. The Trust For Public Land, in partnership with the City of New Orleans, Crescent City Schools, and scholars at Habans unveiled the first state-of-the-art green schoolyard in New…
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