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Staff Spotlight: Ces Matthews

Akili 7th grade ELA teacher Ces Matthews, known as “Matthews”, is a graduate of The Florida State University where they earned a joint degree in Political Science and Sociology. (Matthews uses the gender-neutral pronouns “they” and “them.”) Matthews has known for a long time that they could make an impact on their community through education….
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Staff Spotlight: Shayla White

Shayla White is a Student Support Coordinator for grades 3-5 at Akili Academy of New Orleans. A graduated of Southern University of New Orleans, Shayla earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, and she is currently pursuing her Master’s of Science in Human Services specializing in Program Evaluation and Data Analytics. Now in her 4th…
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Akili and Habans Receive Charter Renewals

On December 12th, the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) voted to give Akili Academy a six-year renewal of its charter. This decision was based on the 2017 School Performance Scores, which measure student achievement based upon state standardized tests. Akili received a score of 70 (a nearly 8-point increase over last year) and moved from a…
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