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Published in Print: October 5, 2005, as Hurricane Rita and Schools

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Close to 100,000 Texas students and about 44,000 Louisiana students were still out of public schools late last week because of Hurricane Rita’s landfall in southeastern Texas and southwestern Louisiana. Many more had missed a few days of school as districts followed evacuation orders.

Reopened last week: To reopen Monday, Oct. 3:
State District State District
Texas Houston Texas Coldspring
Galveston Dayton
Corpus Christi Livingston
Louisiana Iberia Parisn Shepherd
St. Charles Parish Trinity
St. Landry Parish Woden

No established date to reopen as of late last week:
Texas District
Anahuac Deweyville Kirbyville Port Neches-Grove
Apple Springs East Chambers Kountze Sabine Pass
Beaumont Evadale Leggett Silsbee
Big Sandy Goodrich Little Cypress Splendora
Bridge City Groveton Lumberton Spurger
Brookeland Hampshire-Fannett Mauriceville Vidor
Buna Hardin Nederland Warren
Burkeville Hardin-Jefferson New Waverly West Hardin
Centerville High Island Newton West Orange-Cove
Chester Hull-Daisetta Onalaska Woodville
Colmesneil Huntsville Orangefield
Corrigan-Camden Jasper Port Arthur
Louisiana District
Calcasieu Parish Cameron Parish Vermilion Parish

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