The Looting of the American Dream

The Post-Katrina Rubble of Public Education in Louisiana
  • John C. Fischetti
  • James D. Kirylo
Part of the Educational Futures book series (EDUFUT, volume 63)


Thomas Jefferson’s dream that all citizens be appropriately educated so that a democracy could flourish and to prevent tyranny by the elite against the general population has been tested by the post-Katrina reality in Louisiana’s public PreK-12 education system.


Public Education Charter School Critical Pedagogy Public High Education Public School Teacher 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John C. Fischetti
    • 1
  • James D. Kirylo
    • 2
  1. 1.The University of NewcastleAustralia
  2. 2.Southeastern Louisiana UniversityUS

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