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August 29, 2015

On Katrina's 10th Anniversary, Stories From the Diaspora

Thousands of students and their families fled New Orleans as a result of Hurricane Katrina. Some of the families shared their stories with us as the storm's 10th anniversary approached.

August 28, 2015

Obama, Bush Applaud New Orleans Schools Ahead of Katrina Anniversary

Obama said "New Orleans is coming back better and stronger." Bush called the city a "beacon for school reform."

August 28, 2015

Presidents Obama, Bush Praise New Orleans' Schools

Obama said "New Orleans is coming back better and stronger." Bush called the city a "beacon for school reform."

August 25, 2015

New Orleans' Teaching Force Today: Whiter, Less Experienced, Higher Turnover

The city's teaching force is much different from the one it had before Hurricane Katrina hit.

August 24, 2015

State Takeover of Schools Harms Black, Latino Communities, Report Contends

The Alliance to Reclaim Our Schools report comes as public debate rages over the Louisiana Recovery School District's takeover of most of New Orleans' schools after Hurricane Katrina.

August 20, 2015

Keeping Music in New Orleans Schools

In New Orleans, a state takeover of most schools ten years ago raised questions about how to preserve the city's strong musical heritage.

August 19, 2015

Public Schooling in New Orleans a Decade After Katrina

Education Week's special series on New Orleans 10 years after Hurricane Katrina examines how drastically public schools have changed in the city.

August 19, 2015

New Orleans Education 10 Years After Hurricane Katrina in Photos

Education Week's special series on New Orleans 10 years after Hurricane Katrina examines how drastically public schools have changed in the city.

August 11, 2015

Atlanta Schools Hire Architect of Contentious School Takeover Legislation

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal's Opportunity School District legislation would give the state the power to seize control of low-performing schools, convert them into charter campuses or shut them down altogether.

August 05, 2015

School Choice Boosted Test Scores in New Orleans Post-Katrina, Study Finds

Charter schools have driven up student performance in New Orleans in the 10 years since Hurricane Katrina, according to the Education Research Alliance.

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