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Subject category: Entrepreneurship
Authors: Stacey Childress
Published by: Harvard Business Publishing
Originally published in: 2006
Version: 9 February 2007
Length: 20 pages
Data source: Published sources

Abstract

After Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans Public School System is faced with rebuilding from the ground up. The challenge is enormous, as is the opportunity to remake the lowest performing public school system in Louisiana and one of the lowest performing in the nation. A variety of public officials, politicians, and entrepreneurs are engaged in the rebuilding process. Also, explores the tensions that emerge as the community faces both the rebuilding task and conflicting visions of what the future should look like.
Size:
8,000 employees, USD530 million revenues
Other setting(s):
2005-2006

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Abstract

After Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans Public School System is faced with rebuilding from the ground up. The challenge is enormous, as is the opportunity to remake the lowest performing public school system in Louisiana and one of the lowest performing in the nation. A variety of public officials, politicians, and entrepreneurs are engaged in the rebuilding process. Also, explores the tensions that emerge as the community faces both the rebuilding task and conflicting visions of what the future should look like.

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Size:
8,000 employees, USD530 million revenues
Other setting(s):
2005-2006

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