Local Economy & Industries
One of the major leading industries for New Orleans is tourism. It is one of the top 20 most visited cities nationwide. Other leading industries are education, healthcare, food services, and real estate. Industries that are hiring are commercial banking and healthcare, specifically outpatient centers, and hospitals.
Popular schools are in the New Orleans Public School District: Lake Forest Elementary, Alice Harte Elementary Schools, Benjamin Franklin High School, Warren Easton Fundamental High School and more The NEPS district is undergoing an aggressive approach to improve performance levels and higher scores through the Recovery School program. The Recovery Schools District program focuses on benchmark testing, standardized curriculum in key grades, expanded after-school programs and other reforms to improve education.
Louisiana Children's Museum, considered one of the nation's top museums for kids. Interested in sports? Check out New Orleans Arena to see the New Orleans Basketball Team "The Hornets" play. The Audubon Zoo is also a fun family attraction, with rare white tigers, and exotic habitats. There are many great Vietnamese restaurants and restaurants offering traditional Louisiana style cuisine.
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