• Goins Aaron, PLC of New Orleans

Aaron Elected Chair of Charter School Board

June 30 2016 | blog

Aaron & Gianna, PLC is pleased to announce that its Managing Shareholder, Bill Aaron, has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of Laureate Academy Charter School.    Laureate Academy is located on the Westbank of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana and its mission is to prepare each student with the academic skills and strength of character necessary for school and life success.   Laureate Academy's goal is to educate K-8 students in Jefferson Parish for rigorous high schools, competitive colleges, and professional careers. The school opened its doors to students in August of 2015 initially serving K-1.  For the 2016/2017 school year it will serve K-2 with the ultimate goal being to serve K-8.

Bill is a longtime advocate of public education.   His clients have included traditional school districts such as those in Orleans and Jefferson Parishes as well as charter schools in those parishes.   In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina Bill served as lead counsel for the Orleans Parish School Board in its defense of multiple attempts to enjoin its opening of charter schools.

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