Thursday, August 21, 2008

NYTimes: A Teachable Moment

A Teachable Moment By PAUL TOUGH 08/14/08
Hurricane Katrina wiped out the New Orleans public schools. It also created a rare chance to build a system that might solve the biggest problem in urban education — how to teach disadvantaged children.
Video Feature: School Days
Times Topics: Hurricane Katrina

INTERACTIVE FEATURE: In New Orleans, One School Begins and Another Ends
Three years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city’s school system, Rabouin High, in downtown New Orleans, is on the road to recovery. In the Lower Ninth Ward, Lawless High wasn’t so lucky.

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