Obama said "New Orleans is coming back better and stronger." Bush called the city a "beacon for school reform."
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August 28, 2015
August 24, 2015
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 19, 2015
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
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.
June 30, 2015
Does New Orleans' 10-year experience with charters and choice have application to Los Angeles? Yes, but partly in the negative.
June 17, 2015
The annual "State of Public Education in New Orleans" report, which is published by the Cowen Institute at Tulane University, examines the education reforms in the city's public schools since 2005's Hurricane Katrina.
June 11, 2015
More states are following the example of Louisiana, Tennessee, and Michigan in setting up their own 'achievement' or 'recovery' school districts. The Fordham Institute examines the trend.
March 27, 2015
Other New Orleans public school principals responded to competitive pressure by improving academic programs or opening new schools.
March 11, 2015
After Hurricane Katrina prompted the evacuation of the city and shut down schools in 2005, the employees went to court to try and thwart wholesale dismissals as the state of Louisiana moved to take over most New Orleans public schools.
December 17, 2014
The district has been without a permanent superintendent for two and a half years.