In this episode of the EdNext podcast, Marty West and Doug Harris take stock of the education reforms that have taken place in New Orleans in the decade since Hurricane Katrina.

Douglas N. Harris is professor of economics at Tulane University and founder and director of the Education Research Alliance for New Orleans.  Three studies he worked on are featured in the new issue of Education Next:

Good News for New Orleans: Early evidence shows reforms lifting student achievement

Many Options in New Orleans Choice System: School characteristics vary widely,” which he co-authored with Paula Arce-Trigatti, Huriya Jabbar, and Jane Arnold Lincove

The New Orleans OneApp: Centralized enrollment matches students and schools of choice,” which he co-authored with Jon Valant, and Betheny Gross

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Last updated September 16, 2015