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Before the Storm and the Decision to Reform

The Urban Education Future?
Lessons from New Orleans 10 Years After Hurricane Katrina -- Videos are now available on our conference page.
Date & Time
Friday, June 19, 2015
8:15–9:45 am
Session Type
Scott Cowen, Moderator Sametta Brown, Panelist Michael Casserly, Panelist Nash Crews, Panelist Lourdes Moran, Panelist
Sheraton Hotel
Room: Grand Ballroom ABC
500 Canal St.
New Orleans LA 70130 Map and directions

The live webcast will be available on our livestream page shortly before it starts.

What were the New Orleans public schools like before the storm? How effective were they? What kinds of changes were already being put in place? What was driving these changes? Why were there so many changes in superintendents? Were educators “rising above” district-level dysfunction? Where might they be today if the reforms had not been put in place? Just after the storm, how were the decisions made to change to the system?

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