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New Orleans Times-Picayune

Nov 30, 1:00 AM

New Orleans 8th graders now have choices, face complex decisions for high school

Since Hurricane Katrina, the menu of high school choices in New Orleans has dramatically expanded. Students can now go to almost any school in the city, regardless of where they live. Nearly three-quarters of public schools are charter schools free to develop their own curriculums, resulting in schools with distinct characters.

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