Gulf Coast school districts teetering on the brink of financial disaster after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita struck last year have high hopes for the pot of federal aid intended to help them recoup money they used to get up and running again. But many have yet to see the funds, and others say it won’t be enough.
March 29, 2006 – Education Week
In the last district in Mississippi to reopen following Hurricane Katrina, educators struggle to keep school while putting their lives back together. Includes accompanying photo gallery with audio: The 'New Normal.'
February 15, 2006 – Education Week
Hurricane Katrina, the disastrous storm that struck the Gulf Coast in late August, displaced an estimated 1 million people. Historians are already calling the resulting exodus of families from hard-hit communities in Louisiana and Mississippi the greatest mass migration in the United States since the Civil War.
January 11, 2006 – Education Week
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