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ERIC Number: EJ1083016
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 16
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0161-4681
Feet to the Fire: New Orleans Kids Rethink Their Devastated School System
Wholey, Jane; Burkes, Betty
Teachers College Record, v117 n13 p221-236 2015
Kids Rethink New Orleans Schools is an organization of primarily middle school youth that formed after Hurricane Katrina destroyed most of the city's schools. This chapter describes Rethink's first six years of operation, which culminated in school system policy changes and an HBO documentary about the organization's groundbreaking work.
Teachers College, Columbia University. P.O. Box 103, 525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027. Tel: 212-678-3774; Fax: 212-678-6619; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana