NOLA Resources & Updates – March 25


Want to receive our weekly updates directly in you inbox? Sign-up here. To our community: Amidst this crisis, we want to take a moment to express our immense gratitude to all of you. Some of you are educators yourselves, doing… Read More

NOLA Updates + More Resources


To our community: As we continue to struggle with the fear and uncertainty of this moment, we are bolstered by the amazing work of our schools, teachers, school leaders, and the district at large. We are encouraged by the mobilization… Read More

Distance Learning Resources


Dear CMO and School Leaders, In this unprecedented situation, we know you are working incredibly hard for your students. For instance, you took urgent action over the past few days to make sure your children would be fed when schools… Read More

NOLA Resources & Ways to Help


To our community: In the midst of this global health crisis, New Orleans is coming together to care for our students. The decision to close schools was the right one; the safety of our students, educators, and families is paramount…. Read More

The Advocate: K-12 Louisiana schools shut down through April because of coronavirus


Louisiana is shuttering K-12 schools across the state until April 13 and banning public gatherings of more than 250 people, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Friday, the most dramatic steps taken yet in the state to stem the spread of… Read More

Mid-City Messenger Series: Why My Family Loves Morris Jeff


IIn the fourth installment of our ten-essay series by parents of students at public schools in Mid-City, Jennifer Weishaupt writes about her family’s experience at Morris Jeff Community School.  Mid-City, like New Orleans as a whole, has many public school… Read More

Lessons from JB


Kenneth Johnson is an assistant principal at Arthur Ashe Charter School and was a 2018 New Orleans Excellence in Teaching Award Winner. Many Wednesdays, JB comes to visit me at Arthur Ashe Charter School, where I am an assistant principal…. Read More

NOLA Ed Mythbusters – Week 15: Act 91


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

New Orleans Magazine: My Mother’s New Orleans Public Schools – and Mine


The March issue of New Orleans Magazine hit newsstands last week and included the following sponsored article featuring InspireNOLA Board Member and local attorney MaryJo Roberts. MaryJo’s mother was a New Orleans teacher for 30 years and she discusses the differences and similarities… Read More