New Orleans CityBusiness: Act 91 Gives Autonomy and Local Control to Our Schools

10/14/19

This article originally appeared in the October 11th issue of New Orleans CityBusiness. New Orleans’ Educators Know Their Children: Act 91 Gives Autonomy and Local Control to Our Schools by Patrick Dobard, CEO of New Schools for New Orleans This election season, candidates… Read More

NOLA Ed: Mythbusters, Week 3

10/13/19

The education landscape in New Orleans is complex, and there are often myths and misconceptions about our system. In our new “Mythbusters” series, we aim to set the record straight about our public schools. Our teachers, students, and families are… Read More

Guest Column on The 74: “Charter Schools Aren’t the Problem or a Panacea. We Must Focus on More Great Public Schools of All Types”

10/10/19

This week, The 74 published a piece by our CEO, Patrick Dobard, on why we need to focus on less on charters and more on the need for all great public schools. Read the full article here.  

NOLA Ed: Mythbusters, Week 2

10/8/19

The education landscape in New Orleans is complex, and there are often myths and misconceptions about our system. In our new “Mythbusters” series, we aim to set the record straight about our public schools. Our teachers, students, and families are… Read More

Uptown Messenger Series: Why My Children and I Love Samuel J. Green Charter School

10/7/19

“The Teachers Are My Favorite Part”: Why Our Family Loves Samuel J. Green Charter School  In this fourth of our ten-essay series by parents of students at public schools Uptown, Antonio and Revonda Darensbourg write about their children’s experience at… Read More

New Orleans Magazine: New Orleans Charter Boards

10/1/19

This article originally appeared in the October 2019 issue of New Orleans Magazine. Charter Boards: On Management, Vision, and a Community of Schools This summer marked one year since the “unification” of New Orleans public schools, when our public charter… Read More

NOLA Ed: Mythbusters, Week 1

9/29/19

The education landscape in New Orleans is complex, and there are often myths and misconceptions about our system. In our new “Mythbusters” series, we aim to set the record straight about our public schools. Our teachers, students, and families are… Read More

Uptown Messenger Series: Why My Children and I Love Andrew H. Wilson Charter School

9/23/19

Part of the Family: Why My Children and I Love Andrew H. Wilson Charter School By Celeste Sparks, Parent In the third part of our ten-essay series by parents of students at public schools Uptown, Celeste Sparks writes about her children’s experience… Read More

Guest Column from The Advocate: Programs addressing teacher shortage in New Orleans

9/13/19

This week, The Advocate published a piece by our CEO, Patrick Dobard, on what NSNO is doing to work on teacher retention and recruitment. I was happy to read Katy Reckdahl’s powerful recent story about public education in New Orleans. Like… Read More