The Times-Picayune reports that after Hurricane Katrina, almost half of New Orleans schools sit basically untouched, and rather than try and salvage anything from these schools, Louisiana officials say that the state will likely toss out everything. 53 public schools have reopened since the disaster, however, another 52 school buildings appear to be basically untouched in the past 14 months. One problem is that inside these schools lies a potential treasure trove of equipment. Employees from the The Times-Picayune entered 10 schools that were left wide open and unsecured and discovered that despite flooding and looters, the upper floors of these buildings contained supplies easily worth millions of dollars. Under the current plan, this equipment is slated for the trash heap…