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Table: Hurricane Rita and Schools

October 04, 2005 1 min read

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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.

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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

Zavalla

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

SOURCES: Texas Education Agency; Louisiana Department of Education
A version of this article appeared in the October 05, 2005 edition of Education Week as Hurricane Rita and Schools