TITLE

Who You Gonna Call?

AUTHOR(S)
Houston, Paul D.
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
School Administrator;Nov2005, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article looks at the efforts made by school superintendents to deal with the damage caused by hurricanes Katrina and Rita in the U.S. in 2005. Across the country, hundreds of superintendents galvanized their school districts to receive displaced students. In the directly affected areas, superintendents set aside their own personal issues and family crises. Their focus was how to get their schools back on line so the children who remained or who returned could continue their learning.
ACCESSION #
18636643

 

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