BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The Louisiana Department of Education says approved school systems will be receiving $40 million for the Reimagine School Systems program.

“When we launched the Reimagine School Systems program in 2021, we did so to encourage school systems to create new high-quality educational opportunities, to be innovative, to challenge themselves and their students,” said Dr. Cade Brumley, State Superintendent of Education. “We are extremely pleased with the quality of the applications we have received from school systems throughout the state, and I look forward to seeing how these programs expand possibilities for students.”

The education department says school systems participating in the program will receive technical assistance, financial resources and capacity building.

LDOE says 36 applications from 31 school systems have been approved, including:

  • Bossier
  • Calcasieu
  • Central Community School District
  • Claiborne
  • DeSoto
  • East Baton Rouge 
  • East Baton Rouge/KIPP Charter
  • East Baton Rouge/Recovery School District/Redesign Schools Louisiana 
  • East Feliciana
  • Evangeline 
  • Jackson
  • Jefferson
  • Lafayette
  • Orleans/Community Academies
  • Orleans/Morris Jeff Community Schools
  • Orleans/Einstein Charter Schools
  • Orleans – NOLA Public Schools
  • Orleans/Collegiate Academies
  • Orleans/FirstLine Schools
  • Orleans/KIPP New Orleans
  • Orleans/Algiers Charter School Association 
  • Orleans/Hynes Charter
  • Orleans/Educators for Quality Alternatives
  • Orleans/Type 2 Charter – New Orleans Military & Maritime Academy
  • Orleans/Type 2 Charter – International High School of New Orleans 
  • Rapides
  • St. Bernard
  • Tangipahoa
  • Vermilion
  • West Baton Rouge 
  • West Feliciana