Jourdan Bournes, 13, walks on stilts with the help of Jy Nero, 13, left, and Cristhian Buezo, 14, right, at the International School of Louisiana in New Orleans, Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. The wave of ... more 
Jourdan Bournes, 13, walks on stilts with the help of Jy Nero, 13, left, and Cristhian Buezo, 14, right, at the International School of Louisiana in New Orleans, Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. The wave of Hispanics who flooded the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina doesn't appear to have dampened Louisiana families' demand for their children to get a French education. There's a waiting list at all 29 of the state's public French immersion programs, and at least one school, the International School of Louisiana in New Orleans, received more applications for its French program than ever before. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) less 
1 / 4
Associated Press | Photo By Gerald Herbert
Wed, Nov 16, 2011 4:30 PM EST