Few cities know the pain of school closures better than New Orleans. But with experience, New Orleans also offers some lessons for how to make the closure process—when it's unavoidable—work better for families.
Ideas Posts by Gary Briggs
Act 547 requires schools to make key pieces of information more accessible to parents. We put ourselves in a parent's shoes to find out how well the new law is working.
In The Lens, Master Navigator Gary Briggs argues that New Orleans' new curfew law is the wrong choice for the city's young people.
When teachers ask me how they can make sure parent-teacher conferences are useful to families, here’s what I tell them.
If you want to help working parents stay involved in school, make sure they know well in advance what's happening when.