New Orleans-based Abramson Sci Academy advertises itself as follows:
Abramson Sci Academy is one of the highest performing open-enrollment high schools in New Orleans. More than 98% of Sci Academy’s seniors received acceptances to college. College acceptances include LSU, Dillard, Bard College, Notre Dame, University of Louisiana Lafayette, Tulane, Wellesley, Wesleyan, Loyola, Morehouse, Xavier, and Amherst.
On October 22, 2019, WWL-TV reported on an email sent by Abramson Sci Academy assistant principal, Whitney Omosefe, to certain teachers whose class grades did not reflect preferred percentage outcomes.
The subject line of the email read, “Fix your gradebook.”
I wanted to read the email and teacher responses for myself, and on October 24, 2019, I submitted a public records request to Abramson Sci Academy. However, I have not received even an acknoledgement from the records custodian, so I searched articles on the incident to see if any linked to the…
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