International High School of New Orleans Awarded $1.3M Grant

NEW ORLEANS – International High School of New Orleans said it has been awarded a U.S. Department of Education Grant totaling $1,384,861 as part of the department’s School Climate Transformation Program. The grant will be paid over the course of five years. 

The grant will be used by IHSNO school administrators for the following programs and initatives:

  • Capturing Kids’ Hearts, an evidence-based behavior and social skills framework and curriculum
  • Link Crew, a freshmen transition program
  • New teacher support
  • Data system professional development
  • Trauma-informed prevention programming presented by the Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies
  • Parent engagement and education

Additionally, the school will use the funds to hire a new full-time school social worker who will provide social emotional interventions.

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“This Climate Transformation Program grant from the Department of Education will give IHSNO students, faculty and parents the much needed resources that will transform our high school for the better all the way through 2023,” said IHSNO Head of School Sean Wilson. “The funds from the grant will allow us to start new initiatives that will alter the social programs, well-being and resources that will continue our school’s goal of preparing our students for an international community.”

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