New Orleans Education Coverage by Education Next

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

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 EdNext authors on schools in New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina

ednext_XV_4_harris_thumbGood News for New Orleans
Early evidence shows reforms lifting student achievement
By Douglas N. Harris, Fall 2015





ednext_XV_4_gross_thumbThe 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_thumbMany 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_kingslandThe 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_thumbThe New Superintendent of Schools for New Orleans
A conversation with John White
By Peter Meyer, Summer 2011





ednext_20112_Horne_thumNew Schools in New Orleans
School reform both exhilarated and imperiled by success
By Jed Horne, Spring 2011





ednext_20102_42_thumbIn the Wake of the Storm
How vouchers came to the Big Easy
By Michael B. Henderson , Spring 2010





ednext_20082_30_thumbThe Vallas Effect
The supersized superintendent moves to the Superdome city
By Dale Mezzacappa , Spring 2008





ednext-issue-fall06-smallHope 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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