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New Orleans District Agrees To Treat Hispanic Students Fairly

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2014 | Latino Voices

By Jonathan Kaminsky NEW ORLEANS, July 9 (Reuters) - A New Orleans-area school district reached a deal with federal officials on Wedne...

There Are No More Traditional Public Schools In This New Orleans District

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.30.2014 | Politics

This week, the New Orleans Recovery School District permanently closed its last five traditional public schools, making it the first public school dis...

Judge: Thousands Of Employees Wrongfully Fired Post-Katrina

AP | KEVIN McGILL | Posted 06.21.2012 | Education

NEW ORLEANS -- Thousands of New Orleans school employees were wrongfully fired after Hurricane Katrina scattered the populations and shut down the cit...

2 NOLA Schools Demolished In Post-Katrina Rebuilding | R. Stephanie Bruno | Posted 11.04.2011 | Education

Two New Orleans public schools, one built on top of a cemetery and the other on land previously owned by City Park, are among the latest buildings to ...

Katrina Pain Index 2011: Race, Gender, Poverty

Bill Quigley | Posted 10.22.2011 | Politics
Bill Quigley

Six years ago, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf coast. The impact of Katrina and government bungling continue to inflict major pain on the people left behind. These numbers offer some hints of what remains.

Laura Bassett

Post-Katrina, New Orleans Rescues a Drowning Public School System | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Before Hurricane Katrina, the public school system in New Orleans was notoriously corrupt and under-performing. The state deemed a staggering 64 perc...