OPEN, Entergy, United Way and VIET Partner to Bring the Born Learning Trail to N.O. East

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Ready, Set, Go!, the Orleans Public Education Network’s (OPEN) early childhood initiative, is proud to announce the opening of New Orleans’ first ever Born Learning Trail in Village de L’est. In partnership with Entergy, United Way of Southeastern Louisiana and Vietnamese Initiatives in Economic Training (VIET), OPEN is promoting healthy child development activities and games […]

State of the Young Child in New Orleans: EDI Community Profile 2012

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The Early Development Instrument (EDI) Community Profile provides local-level information on young children’s developmental outcomes during the kindergarten year. The profile maps the information on children’s development by geographic area (such as neighborhoods or census tracts) along with other indicators including socio‐demographic characteristics and community assets in order to help understand possible factors contributing to […]

Times-Picayune on Ready, Set, Go: A new study has unexpected good news for New Orleans’ education system

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A new study has unexpected good news for New Orleans’ education system: Several high-poverty neighborhoods are sending a relatively low number of children to kindergarten who are considered “developmentally vulnerable,” according to data released this week by the Orleans Public Education Network. Children entering elementary school with certain social and intellectual deficits are likely to […]

In the News: Advocate Reports on EDI Findings

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New Orleans sees gains in making children ready for school NEW ORLEANS — Investments to improve the school readiness of children entering kindergarten are working in many New Orleans neighborhoods, according to Deirdre Johnson Burel, executive director of OPEN (Orleans Public Education Network).There is more work to be done, Burel said, but based on new […]

PRESS RELEASE: EDI Community Profile 2013

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EDI 2013 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ORLEANS PUBLIC EDUCATION NETWORK AND THE W.K. KELLOGG FOUNDATION, BAPTIST COMMUNITY MINISTRIES, GREATER NEW ORLEANS FOUNDATION, INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HYGIENE AND ENTERGY NEW ORLEANS FOUNDATION PRESENT SCHOOL READINESS MEASUREMENT FOR NEW ORLEANS NEW ORLEANS — Feb. 6, 2013 — Orleans Public Education Network (OPEN), the Ready, Set, Go Advisory Council and the […]