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Computer programming finds its way into Baton Rouge schools as president declares it ‘basic skill’ along with three R’s

BY CHARLES LUSSIER | [email protected] Feb. 21, 2016; 4:24 p.m. In her computer coding class, Janteria Riley creates a character and then tries to figure out how to get it to do things. Mostly, it does what it’s told and she’s happy. But not always. “Sometimes I’ll be frustrated when I give a command, and…


#GivingTuesday event

It’s the most wonderful time of the year to give back to your community – and especially to invest in education! Located in North Baton Rouge, Baton Rouge College Prep is a tuition-free, college preparatory 5-12 charter school that will open with 120 5th and 6th grade students in August 2015. Read the entire post…


November 2014 – Newsletter

Dear Friends of Baton Rouge College Prep, This Thanksgiving, the Baton Rouge College Prep team is giving thanks to you. Over the past year, we have received amazing support from fellows, friends, families, and funders. Read the entire newsletter here.


October 2014 – Newsletter

Dear Friends of Baton Rouge College Prep, In nine short months Baton Rouge College Prep will open our doors to 120 incredible fifth and sixth grade students – the college classes of 2026 and 2027. Read the entire newsletter here.


September 2014 – Newsletter

Dear Friends of Baton Rouge College Prep, North Baton Rouge families and community members have high aspirations for their children. Baton Rouge College Prep exists to meet the needs of the many families seeking quality public schools that provide the foundation for academic and life success. Read the entire newsletter here.


August 2014 – Newsletter

Dear Friends of Baton Rouge College Prep, On August 13, 2014, the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education approved the charter application forBaton Rouge College Prep. On August 4, 2015, our 120 inaugural fifth and sixth grade students will enter our doors, taking the first step on the journey to college. Read the entire…


BRCP Press Release

LOUISIANA BOARD OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION APPROVES CHARTER FOR BATON ROUGE COLLEGE PREPARATORY CHARTER SCHOOL SCHEDULED TO OPEN FALL 2015 August 14, 2014 – Baton Rouge College Preparatory Charter School, a tuition-free, open admission college preparatory public charter school serving students in 5th grade through 12th grade, was approved by the Louisiana Board of…


July 2014 – Newsletter

Dear Friends of Baton Rouge College Prep, We are two weeks away from the expected vote on our charter proposal by the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. If approved this August, Baton Rouge College Prep will open our doors in 12 short months to 120 eager fifth and sixth graders, ready to learn…


June 2014 – Newsletter

Dear Friends of Baton Rouge College Prep, Thank you for the many encouragements of the last month as our Founding Board of Directors and Lead Founder defended the charter proposal at the Louisiana Department of Education. Our team demonstrated strong commitment to the mission and vision of Baton Rouge College Prep, as well as the…


May 2014 – Newsletter

Dear Friends of Baton Rouge College Prep, Today, Wednesday, May 28, 2014, marks another major milestone in the founding of Baton Rouge College Prep. This morning, our Founding Board of Directors and Lead Founder will discuss and defend our charter proposal at the Louisiana Department of Education. Our purpose is clear: we are committed to…