Using the epistemological lens of Critical Race Theory (CRT), this study recounts the stories of African American educators in regards to how they understand the sweeping school reforms in post-Katrina New Orleans. As an analytic tool, it will expose and hopefully undermine the ways in which race, racism, and power affect the structural conditions of schooling in post-Katrina New Orleans. As a methodology, I explore and expand the use of composite counterstories in education research. Using the tool of composite counterstorytelling, this dissertation research seeks to answer and explore what Black educators say about what is happening in the New Orleans Public Schools after Katrina.aAfter the storm, for staff as well as for kids, the administration should have said, a#39; All right, wea#39;ve just went through one of the worst ... She thought about how there was no talk about how we survive this new New Orleans with a mix of charter schools, with a mix of the ... office leaders, like Dr. Hanley, who understood that with leadership comes responsibility and that responsibility was to train your staff oranbsp;...
|Title||:||Voices Crying Out from the Wilderness: The Stories of Black Educators on School Reform in Post Katrina New Orleans|
|Author||:||Daniella Ann Cook|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|