March 13, 2019
Highlights of New Orleans education news from February and early March 2019.
Feb 6 | NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
Patrick Dobard, New Schools for New Orleans CEO, Crescent City Schools Co-Founder and CEO Kate Mehok, and OPSB Superintendent Henderson Lewis, Jr spoke at the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s Center for Philanthropy to discuss education in New Orleans.
Feb 8 | The Lens NOLA
Harriet Tubman Principal and Crescent City Schools Co-Founder Julie Lause examines “open-enrollment” in New Orleans public schools.
Feb 17 | The New Orleans Advocate
A look at the teacher shortage in the New Orleans area and the various programs trying to address the issue, including NSNO’s Teach New Orleans campaign.
Mar 3 | The Hechinger Report
“The alumni of a school demolished after Hurricane Katrina rallied to keep it alive […]. A decade later, the school’s marching band is one sign of how far it’s come.”
Mar 8 | NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
OPSB is partnering with the New Orleans Health Department and Children’s Hospital to implement trauma-informed practices at schools for the 2019-2010 school year.