School Closings From Harvey Threaten Disruption Across Texas

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New York Times

Aug 30, 12:00 AM

School Closings From Harvey Threaten Disruption Across Texas

The situation recalled one that many New Orleans residents faced in 2005, when Hurricane Katrina severely damaged most public school buildings and incited sweeping education reform efforts that remain controversial 12 years later. At that time, more than 100,000 New Orleans residents fled to the Houston area, whose schools absorbed over 20,000 displaced students. Many of those children struggled academically and socially.

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