Teaching through Theater: Letting Literature Come to Life

12/10/18

Ingrid Rachal is a 8th grade English Language Arts teacher at Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary Charter School and a 2018 New Orleans Excellence in Teaching Award Winner. The first day I taught, it was as if a light switch had… Read More

First Citywide Recruitment Website Launches Today

12/3/18

Every day, teachers are the ones making the biggest difference for our students. Research shows that teachers have a greater impact on student achievement than any other single factor in schools. Students say this also – when they talk about… Read More

Get to Know a School Leader: Deanna Reddick

11/26/18

Deanna Reddick is the School Leader and an Algebra teacher at KIPP Morial Middle School. Trained as both a lawyer and a teacher, Deanna has been in education for 20 years. She began teaching at KIPP Morial in 2006 and… Read More

New Orleans Moves up in Statewide Standings

11/8/18

The Louisiana Department of Education has released School and District Performance Scores for the 2017-18 school year. The performance of all Louisiana public schools and school systems have been rated annually since 2011 using a numeric School/District Performance Score and… Read More

2018 ACT Scores Released

10/22/18

The Louisiana Department of Education has released the class of 2018 results for the ACT. As part of Louisiana’s transition to higher expectations since 2013, all public high school students are required to take the ACT. Performance on this test is… Read More

My Classroom is a Family

By Chiante Cunningham Ms. Cunningham is a special education teacher at Harriet Tubman Charter School and a 2018 New Orleans Excellence in Teaching Award Winner. Ever since I was a girl, growing up on Terry Street in Algiers, I knew… Read More

An Urgent Need for More Great Teachers: NSNO’s Talent Recruitment Plan

9/27/18

Teachers are the strongest threads in the fabric of any city. If we want our children to have the education they deserve, we must recruit the best educators from within and outside of New Orleans. We face an urgent need… Read More

Take the Teach New Orleans survey!

9/21/18

Take our 3 minute survey and be entered to win one of three $100 gift cards! New Schools for New Orleans, in partnership with the Orleans Parish School Board, is launching a teacher recruitment campaign and we’re currently testing our… Read More

Teaching to Impact the City I Love: A Network of Support for Our Children

9/13/18

By Cheryl Jeff-Treaudo Ms. Treaudo is a Kindergarten teacher at Firstline’s Samuel J. Green Charter School and a 2017 New Orleans Excellence in Teaching Award Winner. For 24 years, I have been a teacher here in my home city of… Read More