08/28/2015 02:37 pm ET Updated Aug 28, 2015

This School Is Trying To Emphasize New Orleans' Cultural Heritage

Swikar Patel

This piece comes to us courtesy of Education Week, where it was originally published.

Honoring New Orleans' cultural heritage and traditions is as important as academics in creating successful schools. A decade after Katrina, now that the city's neighborhood schools all but disappeared, some charters are working to strike that balance.