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American RadioWorks |
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The Lost Children of Katrina

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Back to The Data

Office of

Brad Carson


Total cost of 25 office trips: $64,404.40


Trips by Brad Carson
Total cost of congressperson's 6 trips: $36,897.87

Destination: MIAMI
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $3,069.64
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL MISSION
Date: Aug 26, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $11,212.36
source

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $3,483.31
source

Destination: SIOUX FALLS, S. DAKOTA
Sponsor: US Junior Chamber of Commerce
Purpose: TO ACCEPT 2002 TEN OUTSTANDING YOUNG AMERICAN AWARD
Date: Jun 29, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $2,788.28
source

Destination: ROME, ITALY
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT
Date: May 26, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $8,878.20
source

Destination: HONOLULU, HAWAII
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON U.S. CHINA RELATION
Date: Jan 5, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $7,466.08
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Brad Carson

Chastity Bedonie
Amy Berg
Jeff Blackwood
Karen Campbell
Karen Kuhlman
Marguerite Mckinney
Keri Nash
Jessica Werner
Marc Young



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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    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.
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    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.