NOLA Ed: Mythbusters, Week 12

1/27/20

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

Funding to Teacher Preparation is Funding for a Stronger, More Stable System of Schools

1/24/20

By Patrick Dobard, CEO, New Schools for New Orleans There will always be a need for great teachers, so there will always be a need for great teacher preparation programs. There are many such programs in New Orleans, and for… Read More

NOLA Ed: Mythbusters, Week 11

1/21/20

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 Learning at Lycée is Right for our Child

1/20/20

In the eighth installment of our ten-essay series by parents of students at public schools Uptown, Leslie and Bruce write about their son’s experience at Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans. Like New Orleans as a whole, Uptown has many public school options for families—from college… Read More

New Orleans Magazine: A College Acceptance in One Hand and a Job Offer in the Other

1/15/20

This article originally appeared in the January 2020 issue of New Orleans Magazine. A College Acceptance in One Hand and A Job Offer in the Other: Rooted School Rooted School, an open-enrollment high school Uptown, has a bold goal: it… Read More

Mid-City Messenger Series: Why Thurgood Marshall Is Right for our Daughter

In the second of our 10-essay series by parents of students at public schools in Mid-City, Elysha Diaz and Eliot Guthrie write about their daughter’s experience at Success @ Thurgood Marshall School. Mid-City, like New Orleans as a whole, has many public school options for… Read More

NOLA Ed: Mythbusters, Week 10

1/13/20

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 CityBusiness: When Great Schools Grow

1/7/20

This article originally appeared in the December 20th issue of New Orleans CityBusiness. When Great Schools Grow: School Expansion Opens Up Opportunities In New Orleans, we know we need more students to have access to an excellent public education. That… Read More

Uptown Messenger Series: Why My Grandson and I Love Booker T.

1/6/20

In the seventh installment of our ten-essay series by parents of students at public schools Uptown, Dorothy Bowens writes about her grandchild’s experience at Booker T. Washington High School. Like New Orleans as a whole, Uptown has many public school options for… Read More