New Orleans’ District Performance Score Improves in 2019

11/7/19

Most schools receive “A” and “B” Progress Index ratings The Louisiana Department of Education has released School and District Performance Scores for the 2018-19 school year. The majority of public schools in New Orleans improved or maintained their letter grades, while roughly… Read More

NOLA Ed: Mythbusters, Week 5

10/30/19

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

In Case You Missed It: October 2019

10/25/19

Guest column: Programs addressing teacher shortage in New Orleans September 13 | The Advocate In a guest column for The Advocate, Patrick Dobard discusses the teacher shortage in New Orleans and the work in both recruitment and retention that we… Read More

NOLA Ed: Mythbusters, Week 4

10/23/19

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: How Audubon Charter School Nurtures My Two Very Different Children

10/21/19

Education for the Whole Child: How Audubon Charter School Nurtures My Two Very Different Children In the fifth of our ten-essay series by parents of students at public schools Uptown, Donishia Dorsey writes about her children’s experience at Audubon Charter… Read More

Gambit: G.W. Carver High School’s Focus on the Future

10/17/19

This article originally appeared in the October 15th issue of Gambit. G.W. Carver High School’s Focus on the Future Jadda Green was the 2019 valedictorian of George Washington Carver High School. She earned a full ride to Connecticut College—a scholarship… Read More

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