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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 […]

Haynes Academy’s Emin Kazan Named College-Sponsored National Merit Scholar

Recent Haynes Academy graduate Emin Kazan is among a select group of students in the nation to be named a college-sponsored National Merit Scholar. The member of the Class of 2018 was among the approximately 550 winners announced today by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). These National Merit Scholarships are financed by colleges and […]

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’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. […]

Dr. Brumley’s 100-Day Plan Weekly Update: June 22

This is the tenth 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. One of the major commitments of Dr. Brumley’s 100-day plan was achieved this week when the Louisiana Department […]