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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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American RadioWorks |
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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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Human Rights Campaign - $11,726.57 spent on 8 trips
59.6% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
40.4% spent on Republican Party

BALDWIN, TAMMY - Democratic Party
January 12, 2000 - January 12, 2000 (1 days)
Chicago, IL
Purpose - Keynote
Total Cost - $430.00

FRANK, BARNEY - Democratic Party
February 11, 2000 - February 12, 2000 (2 days)
Washington, DC
Purpose - Speaking Engagement
Total Cost - $894.00

FRANK, BARNEY - Democratic Party
February 16, 2001 - February 18, 2001 (3 days)
Cary, NC
Purpose - Speaking engagement
Total Cost - $290.50

JACKSON, JESSE JR - Democratic Party
November 15, 2003 - November 15, 2003 (1 days)
Detroit, MI
Purpose - Speaking engagement
Total Cost - $794.00

JACKSON, JESSE JR - Democratic Party
October 13, 2001 - October 13, 2001 (1 days)
Chicago, IL
Purpose - Speaking engagement
Total Cost - $3,832.75

SANCHEZ, LORETTA - Democratic Party
March 17, 2001 - March 18, 2001 (2 days)
Austin, TX
Purpose - speaking engagement
Total Cost - $744.25

SHAYS, CHRISTOPHER - Republican Party
June 1, 2001 - June 2, 2001 (2 days)
Columbus, OH
Purpose - Speech
Total Cost - $847.89

SHAYS, CHRISTOPHER - Republican Party
March 6, 2004 - March 7, 2004 (2 days)
Los Angeles, CA
Purpose - speak at dinner
Total Cost - $3,893.18

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?

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    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.