“The Minutes in Minutes” highlights Jefferson Parish School Board meetings. To see everything that happened at the October 2, 2019 school board meeting, watch the video above. You can click here to view the agenda from each meeting or click here for more information about the Jefferson Parish School Board. To learn how you can watch our board meetings live, click here.
- Second Reading authored by Mr. Moïse; Move that the Administration provide this Board with the following information and recommendations on the timeline established: By the December Regular Board Meeting, the Administration will report to the Board on the following:: The student capacity of each school The current student membership of each school Occupancy as a percentage of capacity for each school A listing of land owned by the Board that does not occupy a school A listing of elementary and k-8 school sites without playgrounds for recess A recommendation on whether the District should expand opportunities for Career and Technical Education (CTE) at current sites or provide a stand-alone CTE high school as called for in the Facilities Master Plan. By the March 2020 Regular Board Meeting, the Administration will report to the Board on a “2020 Infrastructure and Efficiency Plan”, informed by the following considerations: School consolidations to optimize occupancy and reduce operational costs Expansion of the PK-8 model Increase Early Childhood Education (ECE) seats where demand exceeds space Expanded opportunities for the aforementioned Career and Technical Education (CTE) offerings Accommodation of school choice for parents and encouragement of healthy competition for students Greater efficiency in transportation costs, eliminating light loads and dead mileage as much as possible addresses the increasing demand for seats in our Academies Any pervasive, urgent issues at any of our campuses
Consent Agenda Highlights
- School board approves multiple construction projects to improve and rennovate mulitiple school facilities.
- Items on the consent agenda are approved by a unanimous vote. View the board agenda to see the full consent agenda.
- There were no First Readings at the October 2019 board meeting.