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.

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New Orleans Schools: Recovery and Reform
Two years after Hurricane Katrina struck, the challenges of providing public education in New Orleans remain daunting.


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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 - Education Week
Five years after the hurricane devastated the region, New Orleans schools emerge changed—and challenged.
August 24, 2010 - Education Week
The national economic crisis and the massive BP oil leak have stalled the recovery in some districts, but a steady pace of renewal continues in others.
August 24, 2010 - Education Week
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 - Education Week (Web)

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