It seems like the presidential election just ended — Georgia certified its election results on Thursday — but Louisianans are already heading back to the polls for the start of early in-person voting for the Dec. 5 runoff elections.

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Louisiana reported 2,229 new cases of COVID-19 on Nov. 19. Daily case numbers have begun to match those from July and August, when the state was experiencing its second outbreak, sparking concern from the medical and public health communities.

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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.