COVID Clarity Series: Week 12

11/19/20

The COVID-19 pandemic is complex and evolving. Schools must be responsive to changing circumstances and public health trends. Because of this, the information about how schools will safely operate in the 2020-2021 school year can feel confusing and overwhelming. In… Read More

“One last time before I graduate”: An Inside Look at Morris Jeff Community School’s In-Person Learning

11/18/20

Eleven years ago, Morris Jeff Community School opened with pre-kindergarteners through second graders, and built up, grade by grade, from there. This year, those second-graders will graduate as Morris Jeff’s very first senior class. It is a graduation year like… Read More

COVID Clarity Series: Week 11

11/12/20

The COVID-19 pandemic is complex and evolving. Schools must be responsive to changing circumstances and public health trends. Because of this, the information about how schools will safely operate in the 2020-2021 school year can feel confusing and overwhelming. In… Read More

Experienced Teachers For New Orleans Public Schools

11/10/20

In December of 2018, New Schools for New Orleans launched Teach New Orleans (TNO). TNO is the fastest way for experienced teachers to share their resumes with New Orleans public schools. It is also a direct response to the teacher… Read More

“New Schools for New Orleans, Times-Picayune Ink Deal on Digital Subscriptions for City Teachers”

11/9/20

Last week The Times-Picayune and New Schools for New Orleans announced the launch of free digital subscriptions for over 400 New Orleans public school teachers. See the full article here.  There are only a few subscriptions remaining! New Orleans public school teachers can sign-up to… Read More

OPSB Elections: Results and Runoffs

11/4/20

As votes are still being counted nationally, our Orleans Parish School Board results are in. Some candidates were elected outright on November 3rd, but many were close enough for a runoff vote on December 5th. Our school board members play an important… Read More

“Something Inside So Strong” How Mary McLeod Bethune Charter Elementary Is Rising Above the Barriers of COVID-19

11/2/20

Ms. Mary Haynes-Smith, the veteran principal of Mary McLeod Bethune Charter Elementary School, is proud of how her community has weathered these difficult times. “I’m proud of the staff, I’m proud of the students, I’m proud of the parents—if I… Read More

NSNO’s Dr. Brown-Alexander on Citizen Ed: “Schools Can Learn How to Bounce Back From a Crisis By Looking at New Orleans”

10/27/20

  This week, Citizen Ed published a piece by Dr. Jawan Brown-Alexander, NSNO’s Chief of Schools, on how New Orleans can share important education lessons with the nation during the pandemic.  

Applications Open For Next Class of E3 Fellows

10/26/20

“Our society,” said Nicole Saulny, the Head of Esperanza Charter Schools, “is as strong as its education system. That is what we are trying to build—the educational system of this great city that we live in.” For the past year, Saulny… Read More

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