Student Displacement in Louisiana After the Hurricanes of by John F. Pane, Daniel F. McCaffrey, Shannah Tharp-Taylor,

By John F. Pane, Daniel F. McCaffrey, Shannah Tharp-Taylor, Gary J. Asmus, Billy R. Stokes

Concentrating on the Louisiana public college approach, this record explores the stories of scholars displaced by way of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: their activities between faculties, the intervals of enrollments at every one web site, and day trip of faculty It additionally records the consequences of those activities at the state's public schooling approach through the first educational 12 months following the hurricanes, as said through 415 college principals in survey responses.

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S. Department of Education, 2006b). Parishes Receiving Displaced Students About 38 percent of displaced students (over 65,000 students) returned directly to their original schools after those schools reopened following the hurricanes. S. Department of Education, 2006c). S. S. Department of Homeland Security, 2005ab). - 12 - 7000 Within Louisiana, the locations of the relocated students evolved over time, as students reentered the public school system, transferred among public schools, and returned to their original parishes or their original schools.

For example, several high schools, as determined by their names, included students from kindergarten through grade 12. To allow for later stratification, we classified each school as follows: - 26 - • Elementary if it enrolled any students in primary grades (K through 3) and it enrolled no students in grades 9 through 12 • Middle if it enrolled students exclusively in any subset of grades 5 through 9 • High if it enrolled no students in grades K through 5 and it enrolled some students in grades 10 or higher • Mixed if it enrolled some combination of grades not included in the other categories.

Point c is the date that Jefferson Parish schools reopened, and Point d is the date that Calcasieu Parish schools reopened. The relative stability in the distribution of students from January to the end of the school year masks the continued movement of students throughout the year. 3, relocated students continued to flow into Jefferson and Orleans Parishes throughout the school year; at the same time, relocated students were leaving East Baton Rouge. In addition, some students who reenrolled in school subsequently left the Louisiana public school system.

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