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Mallory Falk's Blog

New Orleans restarted its public school system a decade ago after Hurricane Katrina. But... more »
posted 07/13/16

Mallory Falk's Work

Many New Orleans children come from tough backgrounds and have been thrust into a new school system that’s pushing hard to fast-track achievement.
In WWNO's ongoing series on how New Orleans kids deal with levels of trauma many times higher the national average, we hear the story of 13-year-old Sherlae, whose tumultuous home life left her struggling at school.
Crocker College Prep is one of five New Orleans schools in a program to better serve children who've been exposed to trauma. WWNO’s Eve Troeh profiles Crocker’s new principal to understand how the school’s approach differs.