“How do I make them worry even less every day?”

L: Neil Williams (center) at his 8th grade graduation with Dr. Tony Recasner (left) and Jay Altman (right). R: Dr….

NSNO on WWNO: This Year Summer School Is for Almost Everybody

New Schools for New Orleans (NSNO) CEO Patrick Dobard was recently interviewed on WWNO about summer learning opportunities and how…

Heart to Heart Series: Walter F. Harris, Jr.

This is the first in our “Heart to Heart” series, in which members of our community share stories of the…

Gratitude and Relief: New Orleans Educators are Getting Vaccinated

When New Orleans schools found out that educators would have priority for the COVID-19 vaccine, they did not waste a…

Gambit’s Frontline Heroes: Nurse Kaci

New Schools for New Orleans is proud to sponsor the Gambit’s Frontline People Awards, featured in this week’s issue. Together with the…

COVID-19 Changed Our Educational Landscape: Here’s Where We Are With Testing

Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic Nearly one year ago, in March 2020, our schools—like our nation itself—were caught off-guard by…

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

New Orleans students share fantastical stories for Mardi Gras season This year, for the third year in a row, some…

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

This letter to the editor from NSNO CEO Patrick Dobard appeared in The Advocate on February 10, 2021. Read the full letter here. …

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