Guest Column on The 74: “Dobard: Educational Innovation Isn’t Just the Technology, It’s the Teaching. How Educators Are Getting Creative in the Pandemic”

2/23/21

Education requires innovation. During a pandemic, that innovation is all the more urgent. But much of that innovation does not get written about in Wired. It doesn’t involve technology at all. Rather, it involves educators doing one of the hardest… Read More

COVID Clarity Series: Week 19

2/22/21

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

Where Did King Cake Come From? Just Ask Our Students.

2/12/21

New Orleans students share fantastical stories for Mardi Gras season This year, for the third year in a row, some New Orleans public school students and alums had their writing shared through an unconventional publisher — a local bakery. The… Read More

Letter to the Editor in The Advocate – Former RSD superintendent: National relief funding for schools is needed

2/11/21

This letter to the editor from NSNO CEO Patrick Dobard appeared in The Advocate on February 10, 2021. Read the full letter here.  In “As more federal aid money heads to Louisiana schools, many haven’t spent the first batch,” reporter Will Sentell discussed… Read More

Principals Want Their Teachers To Stay. Collaborating Can Help Them Do It.

2/5/21

New Orleans’ principals recently came together to address one of their biggest challenges: keeping their great teachers on staff. New Orleans, like many cities nationally, has significant teacher turnover; around ⅓ of teachers leave their roles each year. The most… Read More

COVID Clarity Series: Week 18

1/28/21

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

1/27/21

The challenge of COVID-19 has called for immense innovation on the part of our educators. They are coming up with creative solutions to make sure our children get a strong education, even in these trying times. In the new Innovators Series, we profile… Read More

COVID Clarity Series: Week 17

1/22/21

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

COVID Clarity Series: Week 16

1/14/21

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

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