What Will Fall 2020 Look Like For Schools? Education Leaders and a Citywide Survey Explore


  In the midst of uncertainty due to COVID-19, it is clear that school in 2020-2021 will look different than ever before. State guidelines for reopening came out on Thursday, and follow the three phases of reopening statewide. As of… Read More

Gentilly Public School Series: “The World Waits for No One”


Aaliyah Allen is eighteen years old. She is an activist, an athlete, and the Class of 2020’s Scholar of the Year at George Washington Carver High School. She graduated on Friday, June 5, at a drive-through ceremony on Carver’s campus…. Read More

GAMBIT: Meet Mason Horne, Edna Karr Class of 2020


On June 8, Gambit published this sponsored piece by New Schools for New Orleans. Mason Horne is a recent graduate of Edna Karr High School. Like all members of the Class of 2020, he was unable to have a traditional,… Read More

Beyond Statements: How NSNO is Taking Action


In the past few days, I have read powerful statements from individuals and organizations condemning the racist murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd. NSNO has made our own. But now comes the hard part. Statements are important, but… Read More

A Statement on the Ongoing Fight for Racial Justice


In dogged pursuit of our mission, we at NSNO remain evermore committed to the fight for racial justice. Our country is enraged right now. Last week, we witnessed the brutal killing of another unarmed black man, George Floyd, by those… Read More

Uptown Messenger: Dreams for Destiny, My Graduating Senior


Claudine Howard is the mother of Destiny Davis, who just graduated as Salutatorian from Eleanor McMain Secondary School this spring. Ms. Howard reflects on her dreams for her daughter and the ways in which COVID-19 has impacted Destiny’s last months… Read More

Gentilly Messenger: “How New Orleans Schools Support Social-Emotional Needs and Mental Health during the Pandemic”


This pandemic is affecting not just our children’s physical health and academic experiences; it is taking a deep emotional toll as well. At New Schools for New Orleans, we believe children’s well-being comes first, and that young people, like adults,… Read More

Mid-City Messenger Series: “A Family of Educators”

Cortnee Antoine White is in her first year of teaching; she is a fifth grade math teacher at Behrman. Colby is in her second year as a third grade math teacher at Berhman. Carl has been teaching for eight years… Read More

NOLA Resources & Updates – May 22


Want to receive our weekly updates directly in you inbox? Sign-up here. To our community: We have been glad to have the chance to be in touch with you through these newsletters over the past two months. Summer is approaching,… Read More

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