Teachers may get only one week per year of formal appreciation, but here at OPEN we know that a good teacher can have an enormous impact on student lives, and we support any legislation that supports high-quality teachers. While teachers have the most direct access to students and one of the biggest jobs in public […]
Tell schools to keep their codes (and hands) out of Black kid’s hair! HB 338 is an education bill that addresses bullying, harassment, and discrimination policy. The bill requires schools to take reasonable steps to prevent and eliminate discrimination against students and also requests increased work on community engagement and discrimination-related training for school […]
With so much going on in the state legislature it can be hard to keep track of it all. OPEN is here to make policy accessible to the people by providing timely information about what’s going on and how to keep our legislators and community members accountable. In addition to the #PolicyForThePeople legislation tracker we […]
You are invited to complete a survey that the Orleans Parish School Board, in partnership with the Greater New Orleans Foundation and other philanthropic partners are conducting in order to assess the availability and quality of services for students and to determine the additional needs of students within the Orleans Parish School System.