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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

View of the Week: On Transformation in New Orleans

It has been ten years since Katrina.   How New Orleans has changed is remarkable in many respects.    One interesting aspect of it is the Schools as noted in this Form the Heritage Foundation's Daily Signal and also noted in an interesting by Gloria Romero in a Column she did for the Orange County Register:

Here's How Hurricane Katrina Changed Schools in New Orleans

Before Hurricane Katrina, just over half of students in public schools in New Orleans graduated from high school. Now, the graduation rate for public and charter schools is 73 percent.

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