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2018-19 Pre-K Registration Open Through July 29

Applications online have been re-opened and will remain open through July 29. The next lottery date is tentatively scheduled on or before August 3 to fill all publicly funded seats. All students who have been awarded a seat in a previous lottery have been notified by email. Placement in a seat through the lottery does NOT guarantee the […]

Dr. Brumley Outlines What’s Next in 100-Day Plan Report

In his first few months on the job, Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley placed top-rated learning materials into every school, funded raises for teachers and support staff, secured millions in additional support for students and schools that need it most, and held meaningful conversations in just about every corner of the […]

Rudolph Matas School PTO Wins $20,000 Towards Playground for All Kids

The Rudolph Matas School PTO won $20,000 for a playground, but these dedicated volunteers are just getting started making a difference for all kids. Let’s Play (an initiative by Dr. Pepper Snapple Group) and national non-profit KaBOOM! announced Rudolph Matas School’s PTO as one of the winners of the $20,000 Upgrade Your Play video competition. […]

Dr. Brumley Pens Guest Column for The New Orleans Advocate

Jefferson Parish Public School System Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley wrote a guest column for The New Orleans Advocate. Dr. Brumley recently completed his 100-day entry plan, Love to Learn; Learn to Lead: A 100-Day Investment for a Stronger JPPSS. He will share what he learned on Monday, July 16 at his 100-Day Plan Presentation and […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Presentation & Swearing-In Ceremony July 16

Dr. Cade Brumley’s 100-day entry plan has taken him into the living rooms of Jefferson Parish Public School System families, in front of students as a teacher for the day, and through classrooms, cafeterias, and communities in every district. The JPPSS superintendent is now ready to share what he’s learned and what’s possible in Jefferson […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: July 6

This is the twelfth and final in a weekly series updating the public on the progress of Dr. Cade Brumley’s 100-day entry plan. To view his complete plan, click here. To view a table outlining his progress, click here. This week marks the conclusion of Dr. Brumley’s 100-day entry plan. Dr. Brumley has spent the past few […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: June 29

This is the eleventh in a weekly series updating the public on the progress of Dr. Cade Brumley’s 100-day entry plan. To view his complete plan, click here. To view a table outlining his progress to date, click here. This week Dr. Brumley had the opportunity to meet with administrators from Boomtown casino and tour their facility. […]

Metairie Academy Teacher Wins Presidential Award

Metairie Academy for Advanced Studies teacher Claudia Suazo has won the nation’s highest honor for teachers of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Suazo received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) during a ceremony in Washington, D.C. It’s the highest honor bestowed by the United States government specifically for K-12 mathematics […]

JPPSS Provides All Students with Top Rated Learning Material

Jefferson Parish Public School System (JPPSS) teachers and administrators have spent much of the summer break preparing for a change that Superintendent Dr. Cade Brumley calls “historic.” JPPSS has adopted a Tier 1 curriculum for all schools in English, math, and social studies. Starting with the upcoming school year, students will learn from curriculum that’s […]

JPPSS Awarded Millions to Strengthen Struggling Schools

Children who attend some of the highest-need schools in the Jefferson Parish Public School System will soon receive extra support and resources as part of the district’s new Transformation Network. The district’s plan for improving persistently struggling schools was approved by the Louisiana Department of Education and the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. […]