Mississippi

They had never met back in New Orleans, but a pair of 9th graders have become inseparable since ending up in the same Maryland high school after the hurricane left them homeless.
January 11, 2006 – Education Week
The long-awaited federal aid for schools damaged by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and for those that took in thousands of students displaced by the devastating storms appears to be on the way.
January 4, 2006 – Education Week
The long-awaited federal aid for schools damaged by hurricanes Katrina and Rita and for those that took in thousands of students displaced by the devastating storms is finally on the way.
December 23, 2005 – Education Week (Web)
More than 30,000 elementary school pupils in hurricane-torn Mississippi received art-supply kits from the National PTA last month.
December 14, 2005 – Education Week
The U.S. Education Department’s hurricane-relief Web site has attracted donors providing everything from textbooks and backpacks full of school supplies, to educational software and cash.
December 7, 2005 – Education Week (Web)
Hurricanes Katrina and Rita have wreaked highly visible havoc on schools in the Gulf Coast region, but their impact in a more esoteric realm—school districts’ bonded debt—is just becoming clear. The picture that emerges could say a lot about those districts’ prospects for recovery.
December 7, 2005 – Education Week
Now that almost all of the school districts that suffered damage from Hurricanes Katrina and Rita have reopened, their leaders are scrambling to find the money to keep the districts solvent.
November 16, 2005 – Education Week
Devastated Gulf Coast districts have begun reopening schools and re-employing teachers who were displaced by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. But with student-enrollment numbers changing daily, many administrators remain uncertain about how many teachers and other staff members they will need, at least initially.
November 16, 2005 – Education Week
From elementary pupils cracking open their piggy banks to companies and foundations writing seven-figure checks, a flood of donations has reached schools and students affected by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, which devastated parts of the Gulf Coast and the coast of Texas.
October 26, 2005 – Education Week
Thousands of Louisiana students who were displaced by Hurricane Katrina may not have enrolled in school anywhere, according to the state schools chief, and Louisiana is hard-pressed to keep track of students who have dispersed to almost every state in the country.
October 26, 2005 – Education Week

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