KATRINA: 10 YEARS AFTER

Special report: Ten years after Katrina cleared way for new kind of public school system, the argument over its merits remains as contentious as ever

Advocate staff photo by John McCusker -- Tiana Nobile, co-president of the teachers' union at Morris Jeff Community School in New Orleans, teaches her first grade class.

Georgia lawmakers must have whiplash. Back in February, Gov. Nathan Deal flew a whole delegation of them down to New Orleans with him so they could see up close how charter schools have transformed public education here, an approach the governor hopes to copy in his own state.… Continue reading →

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