Aubri Juhasz

Education Reporter

Aubri Juhasz is the education reporter for New Orleans Public Radio. Before coming to New Orleans, she was a producer for National Public Radio’s All Things Considered. She helped lead the show's technology and book coverage and reported her own feature stories, including the surge in cycling deaths in New York City and the decision by some states to offer competitive video gaming to high school students as an extracurricular activity.

She grew up on Long Island and holds a bachelor's degree in English and political science from Barnard College, Columbia University.

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It’s that time of the year again: New Orleans’ public school enrollment. With no neighborhood-specific schools, families must rank which of the city’s 70-plus charter schools they’d like their children to attend. That process starts now.

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Public school students will continue learning in-person despite a city-wide spike in COVID-19 cases, New Orleans public school officials announced Thursday.

COVID-19 cases are “exponentially increasing,” according to the city’s dashboard. The number of NOLA-PS students and staff who have tested positive for the virus is at an all-time high since the district began publicly reporting cases back in September.

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OneApp, New Orleans’ centralized school enrollment system, goes live Friday for the 2021-22 school year. Almost all of the district’s schools use OneApp to register new students, with the exception of some of the city’s top-rated schools: Benjamin Franklin High School, Lake Forest Charter School and Lusher Charter School.

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It’s been 60 years since four New Orleans first-graders walked through the doors of two all-white elementary schools. Ruby Bridges, Leona Tate, Tessie Prevost and Gail Etienne became young Civil Rights leaders in a new push for school integration in the Deep South.

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Students at Akili Academy in New Orleans’ Upper 9th Ward marked the 60-year anniversary of Civil Rights icon Ruby Bridges’ historic walk by retracing her steps Friday morning.

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