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New Orleans’ Students Continue to Grow Academically as Rigor Increases


Executive Summary: Since Hurricane Katrina, educational outcomes in New Orleans — from state test scores to college entry rates — have improved dramatically. They have done so even as Louisiana’s academic expectations have risen in three significant ways in recent… Read More