All Articles on Hurricane Katrina

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New Orleans Nearly Finished Killing Off Its Public Schools
City now home to first all-charter school district in country
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One of Nation's Key Ecosystems Being Lost at Staggering Rate
'It is in our national interest to responsibly use, conserve and protect these coastal resources,' says report
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Judge Tosses Cops' Convictions, Reopening 'Terrible Wound' 8 Years Post-Katrina
Orders a retrial for officers convicted of Danziger Bridge murders on the grounds of prosecutor misconduct
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Hundreds Missing as Historic Floods Continue to Ravage Colorado
'This is clearly going to be a historic event,' said National Weather Service Director Louis Uccellini
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As WalMart Writes Checks, Critics Blast Teach for America
Critics blast non-profit as 'pipeline' for pro-corporate policies like charter schools and privatization
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Spreading Community and Love of Books 'Little Free Libraries' Sprout Worldwide
"Take a Book. Return a book."
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Study: Global Warming Doubles Risk of "Katrina-Magnitude" Events
New research shows that global temperature increase of 1.8F results in 'two to seven-fold increase' in devastating storm surges
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ALEC-Backed Laws Promote Controversial Charter Schools
The right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and private education management firms are pushing for new “parent trigger” laws in states across the U.S. by lobbying many Republican and some Democratic legislators to make it easier to convert more traditional public schools to charter...
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Study: Planet's Lungs Under Assault From Climate Change
Findings show widespread, long-lasting effects from droughts in Amazon rainforest
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Federal Flood Insurance Program Running Out of Money
Congress questions premium structure
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