New Orleans Education Coverage by Education Next

By 08/28/2015

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After Hurricane Katrina struck in August 2005, New Orleans essentially had the opportunity to start its school system anew.  Education Next has been covering the changes taking place in New Orleans since 2006.

Research, features, and opinion from Ed Next authors on schools in New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina

ednext_XV_4_harris_thumb Good News for New Orleans
Early evidence shows reforms lifting student achievement
By Douglas N. Harris, Fall 2015
ednext_XV_4_gross_thumb The New Orleans OneApp
Centralized enrollment matches students and schools of choice
By Douglas N. Harris, Jon Valant and Betheny Gross, Fall 2015
ednext_XV_4_arcetrigatti_thumb Many Options in New Orleans Choice System
School characteristics vary widely
By Paula Arce-Trigatti, Douglas N. Harris, Huriya Jabbar and Jane Arnold Lincove, Fall 2015
ednext_XV_3_forum_kingsland The New Orleans Case for All-Charter School Districts
By Neerav Kingsland, Summer 2015
(This was part of a forum on “How Many Charter Schools is Just Right?“, which also includes “D.C. Students Benefit from Mix of Charter and Traditional Schools,” by Scott Pearson and John H. “Skip” McKoy)
ednext_20114_meyer_thumb The New Superintendent of Schools for New Orleans
A conversation with John White
By Peter Meyer, Summer 2011
ednext_20112_Horne_thum New Schools in New Orleans
School reform both exhilarated and imperiled by success
By Jed Horne, Spring 2011
ednext_20102_42_thumb In the Wake of the Storm
How vouchers came to the Big Easy
By Michael B. Henderson , Spring 2010
ednext_20082_30_thumb The Vallas Effect
The supersized superintendent moves to the Superdome city
By Dale Mezzacappa , Spring 2008
ednext-issue-fall06-small Hope after Katrina
Will New Orleans become the new city of choice?
By Kathryn G. Newmark and Veronique de Rugy, Fall 2006

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