According to U.S. Census data from 2010, the population of New Orleans decreased by 29% from 2000 to 2010.
From seventh graders at the Dolores Huertes Learning Academy in Oakland, California
Students get involved in politics in a different way.
Hurricanes hit the Gulf of Mexico.
Out of 128 schools in New Orleans, only 56 are scheduled to open this fall.
Kids have raised more than $10 million in aid for victims of Hurricane Katrina, non-profit organization RandomKid reported in August.
THERE are many first-hand reports of various relief organizations being refused entry into New Orleans by bus and boat.
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When the government fails the people, regular people step in to provide for basic needs. Here are some grassroots organizations that are providing relief to the victims of Hurricane Katrina