Katrina: Five Years Later

Education Week’s focus on the state of education in the Gulf Coast region shows how far the schools have come and looks at the challenges that remain.


Founded in 2008, the New Orleans Charter Science and Math Academy is one of the city’s highest-performing high schools.

New Orleans Schools Seize Post-Katrina Momentum

As public schools open all over Gulf region this month, you don’t have to look far for signs of how the education landscape has changed since Hurricane Katrina struck five years ago. (August 24, 2010)


Articles

Few Studies Track Post-Katrina School Changes

Scholars say they missed out on a chance to study the school reforms launched in New Orleans in the wake of the 2005 hurricane. (August 24, 2010)

Region's Schools Turn Storm's Havoc Into Transformation

As public schools open all over Gulf region this month, you don’t have to look far for signs of how the education landscape has changed since Hurricane Katrina struck five years ago. (August 24, 2010)


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Katrina: 5 Years Later

Education Week takes a look at the damage sustained to the region's schools.(August 25, 2010)


Video

The Mission After Katrina

New Orleans Charter Science and Math Academy teacher Kaycee Eckhart talks about the challenges that she and other educators face in post-Katrina New Orleans. (August 25, 2010)

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