NOLA Public Schools Begins Phased Return to In-Person Learning

8/28/20

    NOLA Public Schools Begins Phased Return to In-Person Learning When it comes to educating our children during this pandemic, New Orleans puts safety first. NOLA Public Schools (NOLA-PS) was the first district in Louisiana to declare they would… Read More

COVID Clarity Series: Week 2

8/27/20

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

Alex Jarrell on The 74: “Our Survey of New Orleans Principals Shows Nearly Half Are Thinking About Leaving. Here’s Our Blueprint for Helping Them Stay”

8/26/20

  This week, The 74 published a piece by Alex Jarrell, NSNO’s Chief of Innovation, on the issue of school leader turnover.  

The Advocate: “New Orleans schools struggle with principal turnover, and this group is trying to understand why”

“New Orleans schools struggle with principal turnover, and this group is trying to understand why”  This week, The Advocate published a piece about NSNO’s new report on School Leader Retention, highlighting reasons leaders are leaving and initiatives that can retain them.

COVID Clarity Series: Week 1

8/20/20

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

In Case You Missed It: August 2020

8/19/20

Guest Column: In Dire Times, New Orleans Public Schools are Starting Strong August 11 | The Advocate In this piece, our CEO outlines the ways in which New Orleans school leaders have risen to the challenges of this historic school year…. Read More

Guest Column from The Advocate: In Dire Times, New Orleans Public Schools are Starting Strong

8/13/20

I am a parent, a former social studies teacher and superintendent, and now I lead a nonprofit that supports New Orleans public schools. With each of these perspectives, I know we must collectively ensure children have the highest quality education… Read More

What Changed and What Has Stayed the Same at Camp Thrive in 2020

8/7/20

This summer, we spoke with Dwana Caliste of Camp Thrive. With the school year about to begin in this new and different context, we want to highlight how one camp adjusted to the limitations of this moment and provided a safe, meaningful… Read More

A Conversation With Principal Towana Pierre-Floyd

8/6/20

On Mondays at 12:30pm, Patrick Dobard, CEO of New Schools for New Orleans, hosts “Talking NOLA Schools” on WBOK 1230 AM. In June, he spent the show talking with Frederick A. Douglass High School principal Towana Pierre-Floyd. In their conversation,… Read More

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