New Orleans CityBusiness: The E3 Fellows on Leadership and Crisis Response


In its July 17th digital edition, CityBusiness featured the following sponsored article by NSNO on the E3 Fellowship. In the article, E3 Fellows reflect on what it means to collaborate across schools, leading in a crisis, and the leadership that the… Read More

Keeping our Communities Safe and Our Students Learning


New Orleans Public Schools (NOLA-PS), our city’s individual schools, school networks, our families, and our educators are united in their belief that we must keep our children and teachers safe while continuing to provide our students with a high-quality education… Read More

“Lead with Love, Hope, and Joy”: Three Education Leaders on Teaching, Injustice, and Motherhood

New Schools for New Orleans’ CEO, Patrick Dobard, recently spoke on Talking NOLA Schools with three leaders in New Orleans education—Nicole Boykins, Herneshia Dukes, and Ava Lee—about schools, trauma, race, and how they talk about injustice and police violence with both their… Read More

In the July 3rd Issue of CityBusiness: How Edward Hynes Charter School Adapted After COVID-19 Closed Schools


CityBusiness featured this sponsored article by NSNO in its July 3, 2020 issue. The article details how Edwards Hynes was able to adapt to the challenges presented by COVID-19. Edward Hynes Charter School, a public school in Lakeview (that recently… Read More

Guest Column from The Advocate: School Safety and Equity Require Tools Old and New


Last Friday, the Advocate published a piece by our CEO, Patrick Dobard, on what NSNO is doing to work on teacher retention and recruitment. Throughout history, tragedies and disasters have had a way of revealing how ill-prepared we are to meet… Read More



  Operating schools in 2020 Summer vacation is ending soon for our students and school will begin again. Each school will decide what that looks like for them within the guidelines that the state, and just recently the city, have… Read More

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

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