New Orleans Senior Shout Out 2016

5/13/16

Students, educators, elected leaders, and families all gathered today at the third annual New Orleans Senior Shout Out. Started just two years ago with fewer than 30 students, this year’s event included over 200 seniors from the class of 2016,… Read More

Announcing the Winners of the 2016 New Orleans Excellence in Teaching Award

5/6/16

Across the country, great educators have been celebrated and honored this week as part of National Teacher Appreciation Week. We felt it was also the perfect time to surprise the 2016 winners of the New Orleans Excellence in Teaching Awards…. Read More

New Orleans Excellence in Teaching Awards

4/29/16

Last year, NSNO launched the New Orleans Excellence in Teaching Awards.  We created these awards to honor the incredible educators throughout New Orleans, whose contributions rarely make headlines, but whose impact will endure long after the students they serve leave… Read More

NSNO’s Tenth Birthday

4/11/16

Today, New Schools for New Orleans (NSNO) turns ten years old. First conceived in a second floor classroom in still-flooded Samuel Green Middle School, NSNO was founded on the belief that every child deserves the opportunity to attend a great… Read More

More Collaboration than Competition

1/6/16

You’ll often read that charter schools are all about competition. And yet in New Orleans, where nearly 95% of public school students attend a charter school, educators from across the city regularly come together—voluntarily—to improve their practice and support their… Read More

Ten Years in New Orleans:
Reflections on Funders

12/16/15

In August of this year, NSNO released our report Ten Years in New Orleans: Public School Resurgence and the Path Ahead. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting some of our key findings. Unlike most traditional school systems, New… Read More

Ten Years in New Orleans:
Reflections on Community

12/10/15

In August of this year, NSNO released our report Ten Years in New Orleans: Public School Resurgence and the Path Ahead. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting some of our key findings. Our community engages in unprecedented ways… Read More

Ten Years in New Orleans:
Reflections on Equity

12/4/15

In August of this year, NSNO released our report Ten Years in New Orleans: Public School Resurgence and the Path Ahead. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting some of our key findings. New Orleans has become a leader… Read More

Ten Years in New Orleans:
Reflections on Talent

11/20/15

In August of this year, NSNO released our report Ten Years in New Orleans: Public School Resurgence and the Path Ahead. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting some of our key findings. Educators in New Orleans practice their… Read More

Ten Years in New Orleans:
Reflections on Schools

11/16/15

In August of this year, NSNO released our report Ten Years in New Orleans: Public School Resurgence and the Path Ahead. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting some of our key findings. Like urban districts across the country,… Read More

Ten Years in New Orleans:
Reflections on Governance

11/6/15

In August of this year, NSNO released our report Ten Years in New Orleans: Public School Resurgence and the Path Ahead. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting some of our key findings. The most important reform to come… Read More

New Orleans’ High School Transformation

10/29/15

Imagine a city with 20 public high schools. Four or five are excellent, and parents citywide clamor to enroll their children into those programs—schools whose ACT scores sit atop the state and that create true pathways to success in college… Read More