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Our Story

 

school begins

august
2013

Bricolage opened our doors to our first Kindergarten class.

charter approved

november
2012

Bricolage Academy’s charter application is unanimously approved by the Orleans Parish School Board.

writing a charter

november
2012

As education round tables continue, volunteers survey local parents on their interests and needs in New Orleans public schools. Feedback from both the surveys and round tables motivate Josh to write a charter for a new school – Bricolage Academy.

roundtables

fall
2011

Josh organizes education round tables and discussion groups among parents in neighborhoods across New Orleans and visits excellent schools across the country.

incubation

july
2011

Josh participates in 4.0 Schools Essentials program, starting a partnership that continues throughout Bricolage’s incubation and influences the role innovation could play at the school.

exploration

february
2011

Bricolage Academy founder, Josh Densen, explores public schools in New Orleans as a parent and recognizes the need for schools that are equally focused on academic excellence, educational equity and student diversity.

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