Archive | April, 2015

Un-Masking the Faces Behind the Post Katrina “Flim Flam” at John McDonogh Sr. High, Part I

20 Apr

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Post-Katrina Time Line of John McDonogh Sr. High School

In 2007, students from all over the city join John McDonogh's marching unit, photograph taken by Elizabeth K. Jeffers The year of John McDonogh’s reopening, students from all over the city joined John McDonogh’s marching unit. As a result of intense pressure, John McDonogh was the first RSD direct run high school to have band instruments and after school insurance for students. — photograph taken by Elizabeth K. Jeffers

Nov.  30, 2005     The State of Louisiana seizes control over 107 New Orleans Public Schools, including John McDonogh Senior High School, in legislation known as Act 35.

Spring and Summer 2006     John McDonogh community members and former faculty members meet across the street from John McDonogh at the Musician’s Union to press for the re-opening of John McDonogh as a public school.

Sept. 2006     John McDonogh re-opens under the Recovery School District (RSD).

Oct. – Nov. 2006     DNIA Education Committee, including many…

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