New Orleans

Daily News Lesson: FEMA tackles recovery after Hurricane Ida


Hear from a FEMA representative on what’s needed now in storm ravaged areas of the country Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: Hurricane Ida hits Louisiana coast


Discuss the impact and potential fallout of a powerful storm that has made landfall in Louisiana Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: New PBS doc explores the history of Confederate statues


Hear from a comedian and journalist about what Confederate monuments mean in one community Continue reading

Classroom Resource: Adapting a parade under COVID with ‘house floats’


Explore how New Orleans is adapting to Mardi Gras under COVID, and then build your own ‘house float’ Continue reading

Trombone Shorty inspires a new generation of musicians


The musician Troy Andrews, known as “Trombone Shorty,” started playing the trombone on the streets of New Orleans at age 4 and led his first band at age 8. Continue reading

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