Crescent Leadership Academy – The Model for Alternative Education

Crescent Leadership Academy (CLA) is a Type 5 Charter School providing alternative educational services to students in grades 7-12 in the New Orleans Recovery School District. While the primary focus is attendance, CLA serves a wide population of students and is focused on high achievement levels of the New Orleans alternative school population.

Statement of Policy
Crescent Leadership Academy does not illegally discriminate on the basis of sex, race, national origin, creed, age, color, religion, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability or any other consideration(s) protected by federal, state, and/or local laws in its educational programs, activities, programs or employment policies as required by Title VI and VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments, Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, Age Discrimination Act of 1975 , Civil Rights Act of 1991, Equal Pay Act of 1963 and The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978.

Crescent Leadership Academy complies with all applicable state and federal laws and regulations. No student shall be denied an equal educational opportunity or be unlawfully discriminated against because of national origin, race, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation including gender identity, or a physical, mental or sensory disability.