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The Lost Children of Katrina

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The Lost Children of Katrina

In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?

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PASCRELL, WILLIAM J JR, Democratic Party
New Jersey

Total number of trips - 28
Total cost of trips - $1,773.00

Average cost per trip - $63.32
Total number of days spent traveling - 30 days
Rank of representative - 573 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Fire Department Instructor's Conference
Dates - March 18, 2000 - March 19, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Indianapolis, IN

Purpose - Member discussed HR1168 (FIRE Act) to the attendees
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,105.00
Lodging Cost - $224.00
Meal Cost - $40.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,369.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Public Governance Institute
Dates - March 7, 2005 - March 8, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Queenstown, MD

Purpose - Educational
Notes - Washington, DC - Aspen Wye, VA

Travel Cost - $54.00
Lodging Cost - $350.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $404.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - January 11, 2004 - January 11, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - January 15, 2004 - January 15, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - January 25, 2004 - January 25, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - February 8, 2004 - February 8, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - February 18, 2004 - February 18, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - March 7, 2004 - March 7, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - March 20, 2004 - March 20, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Vision Council of America
Dates - March 27, 2004 - March 27, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - April 3, 2004 - April 3, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - April 9, 2004 - April 9, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - April 24, 2004 - April 24, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - April 30, 2004 - April 30, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - May 24, 2004 - May 24, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - June 13, 2004 - June 13, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - July 16, 2004 - July 16, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - August 6, 2004 - August 6, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Int'l Assn of Fire Chiefs
Dates - August 11, 2004 - August 11, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - New Orleans - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - August 20, 2004 - August 20, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - September 2, 2004 - September 2, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - September 6, 2004 - September 6, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - September 7, 2004 - September 7, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - September 25, 2004 - September 25, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - October 17, 2004 - October 17, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - John Kerry for President Campaign
Dates - October 26, 2004 - October 26, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Des Moines, IA

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - Des Moines - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - November 7, 2004 - November 7, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Fox News
Dates - December 4, 2004 - December 4, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Paterson - NYC - Paterson This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Photo: FEMA Photo Library.

The Lost Children of Katrina

In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?

Recent Posts

  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.
  • 03.25.15

    The End of College or the University of Everywhere

    When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.
  • 03.18.15

    UnRetirement

    Today older Americans are heading back to school in record numbers. Many have already started a career, but want to gain knowledge or skills that can make them more competitive in the workplace. Colleges and universities are grappling with the needs of a changing population of students.