This week is filled with events marking the 10 year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Among them: a conference on the current state of Black New Orleans. The three-day conference - hosted by the Urban League - kicked off with a town hall and panels focused on education.
As school officials, politicians, and other local leaders reflected on education reform, there was a common refrain.
"This is a story of forward motion and courageous rebuilding. It is also not a story of perfection," says Marc Sternberg, K-12 Education Program Director for the Walton Family Foundation.