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AKILI ACADEMY SCORES SHOW HIGH ACADEMIC GROWTH

AKILI ACADEMY SCORES SHOW HIGH ACADEMIC GROWTH

Top Growth data for the 2018-19 school year released today by the Louisiana Department of Education (LDOE) that measures individual student’s academic growth towards mastery shows that Akili Academy continues to outperform the state average on their growth towards mastery in both ELA and Math. Akili Academy ranks in the top half of all open-enrollment…
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Akili’s 8th Grade Civil Rights Tour

The charter bus rolled out at 7 a.m. with 23 sleepy-eyed but excited 8th graders and their chaperones headed for Atlanta with a stop along the way to visit Tuskegee University. While at Tuskegee, scholars toured the campus and learned about the Tuskegee Airmen who were the first African American men and women trained to…
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Akili Artists Accepted to NOCCA are Pursuing Their Dreams

Akili scholars have been accepted to acclaimed New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA). Akili Academy believes in developing the skills of each individual scholar and addressing their needs academically, socially, and emotionally. Students’ talents are celebrated, and they have the opportunity to grow them through a robust academic program, outstanding teachers, and exceptional enrichment…
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 Akili Celebrates “Strong Roots” & “Strong Achievements”

Students from across Akili had a chance to learn from and engage in conversations with  numerous professionals who volunteered their time to discuss the paths they took to their careers. They shared challenges they encountered, skills they had to develop, and what inspires them to keep going. Akili principal Allison Lowe shared, “We saw our…
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