OPSB Invites Community To Participate In Town Hall Forums

OPSB Superintendent Dr. Henderson Lewis, Jr.

NEW ORLEANS – The Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) is hosting four town hall forums as part of an ongoing commitment to significant public engagement, reps said.

         The town hall forums are part of the OPSB’s public engagement efforts as the state’s Recovery School District (RSD) steps back and OPSB begins oversight of all New Orleans public schools for the first time since Hurricane Katrina. The public is encouraged to attend the town hall forums and share their thoughts and insights.

         The OPSB will share findings from March’s Citywide Survey, discuss plans for the current and upcoming school year, and invite public comment.  The survey closed on May 5, and was open to every New Orleans residents ages 18 and up. The OPSB had an amazing response from the community with over 3,000 responses and looks forward to sharing findings with the community, reps said.

         OPSB Superintendent Dr. Henderson Lewis, Jr., OPSB board members and school officials are scheduled to attend the upcoming town hall forums:


• Wednesday, Aug. 23, at 6:00 p.m.

Alice Harte Elementary

5300 Berkley Dr.

New Orleans, LA  70131      


• Thursday, Aug. 24, at 6:00 p.m.

KIPP Central City Academy –

2514 Third St.

New Orleans, LA  70113


• Thursday, Aug. 31, at 6:00 p.m.

Lake Forest Charter

11110 Lake Forest Blvd.

New Orleans, LA  70128


• Thursday, Sept. 7, at 6:00 p.m.

McDonogh 35 High School

4000 Cadillac St.

New Orleans, LA  70122


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