New Orleans’ Students Continue to Grow Academically as Rigor Increases

Executive Summary: Since Hurricane Katrina, educational outcomes in New Orleans — from state test scores to college entry rates —…

In Case You Missed It: Feb / March 2019

Highlights of New Orleans education news from February and early March 2019. School closures are tough, but necessary, New Orleans…

“Music is in our DNA”: Band directors on values, setlists, and the arts in New Orleans

There are more than 70 parades each Mardi Gras season. In addition to the colorful floats and festive krewes, school…

Leadership, Marching, and the Power of Music: An Interview with Patrick Dobard

When and where were you a drum major?  I was a drum major my senior year, 1985, at St. Augustine…

Reflections from The NET Charter High School

Elizabeth Ostberg is the Co-Founder & Executive Director at The NET Charter High School, an alternative school for students ages 15 through…

In Case You Missed It – January 2019

McDonogh 35 handoff to make New Orleans 1st all-charter school system by 2022 Dec 21 | NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune…

Guest Column from The 74: Regulators, Innovators, & Collaborators in NOLA Education

This week, The 74 published a piece by our CEO, Patrick Dobard, on what’s really behind the strength of New Orleans Public…

The Most Powerful People I Know: My Students

Juan Serrano teaches the Seminar in Social Justice at Abramson Sci Academy, a Collegiate Academies School, and is a 2017 New…

Momentum for 2019: New Orleans Education in the New Year

2018 was a significant year for education in New Orleans. Together, the Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB), schools, CMOs, partners,…

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