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ERIC Number: ED529041
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Louisiana High School Weathers the Storm to Become a Leader in Student Achievement and High Graduation Rates. "High Schools That Work" Profile
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB)
Warren Easton Charter High School in New Orleans, Louisiana, has weathered changes of many types, including Hurricane Katrina in 2005. After having to close for the 2005-2006 school year, the school reopened as a charter school with a board and stepped up its efforts to raise student achievement. Now the school is receiving attention for the academic successes of its 100 percent minority student body. This profile describes how Warren Easton has implemented the HSTW improvement model to realize higher achievement scores, an attendance rate of more than 96 percent, a graduation rate of 98 percent and a dropout rate of less than 1 percent. (Contains 1 table and 2 footnotes.)
Southern Regional Education Board. 592 10th Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30318-5790. Tel: 404-875-9211; Fax: 404-872-1477; e-mail: publications@sreb.org; Web site: http://www.sreb.org
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southern Regional Education Board
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana