Articles Tagged with hurricane katrina

Louisiana Teachers: Court Rules 7,000 Educators Wrongfully Terminated

Hurricane Katrina

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals rules that 7,000 Louisiana teachers were wrongfully terminated after Hurricane Katrina and are entitled to back wages. The judgment could reportedly bankrupt the Orleans Parish Public School System. The Louisiana school ruling determined that the state is partly responsible for fiscal damages. The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling… Read more »

Hurricane Prediction Study Says Ten Times More Katrinas Coming

hurricane prediction researcher warns there will be 10 times more Katrinas

Oh, boy. The newest hurricane prediction, from the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen, predicts that there will be ten times as many Katrinas by the year 2100, with the formerly once-in-a-generation storm surges coming every other year. The study appeared today in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. It… Read more »