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New Orleans Schools Four Years after Katrina: A Lingering Federal Responsibility
Click to view the full article (PDF) New Orleans Schools Four Years after Katrina: A Lingering Federal Responsibility, finds that K-12 students in New Orleans have made significant gains in school achievement during the last few years, but that this progress is in jeopardy unless the federal government fulfills its lingering responsibility to help rebuild the citys public schools destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

The SEF report reviews how New Orleans public schools have changed and how they have remained the same since Hurricane Katrina. It examines the changing educational landscape of New Orleans with data on per pupil funding, school enrollment, and student achievement by type of school.

The report also examines New Orleans schools looming financial problems that stem from existing debt incurred before Hurricane Katrina and from the financial challenges of rebuilding an entire citys devastated schools.

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