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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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Office of

Don Young


Total cost of 256 office trips: $496,792.04


Trips by Don Young
Total cost of congressperson's 21 trips: $83,706.95

Destination: Reno, NV
Sponsor: Safari Club International and affiliates
Purpose: Speak at Annual Convention and participate in Legis. Workshops
Date: Feb 3, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $594.20
source

Destination: Alaska, Las Vegas,Washington, D.C
Sponsor: At-Sea Processors Association
Purpose: Give a speech at the Annual Convention
Date: May 4, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $3,742.51
source

Destination: CAPE TOWN, RSA - GEORGE, RSA
Sponsor: Alaska Natural Gas to Liquids
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: May 26, 2000 (10 days)
Expense: $7,657.00
source

Destination: GREENSBORO NC
Sponsor: National Rifle Association
Purpose: SPEAK TO OUTDOOR WRITERS ASSOC. OF AMER.
Date: Jun 26, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,420.00
source

Destination: DANIA, FLA
Sponsor: American Maritime Officers
Purpose: SPEAK-TOUR MARITIME TRAINING CENTER
Date: Dec 21, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,650.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association
Purpose: SPEAK AT ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Jan 13, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $7,771.82
source

Destination: ORLANDO
Sponsor: LECET-LABOR'S EMPLOYER'S CORPORATION
Purpose: SPEECH-TRI-FUNDS MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 23, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $5,200.01
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Cook Inlet Regional Corporation
Purpose: SPEAK TO BOARD MEMBERS
Date: Mar 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $5,404.00
source

Destination: D.C. - NAPA
Sponsor: Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation
Purpose: ATTEND MEETING AND SEMINAR W/ CALIFORNIA WILDLIFE CONSERVATION ORGS.
Date: Apr 27, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $6,166.94
source

Destination: RUIDOS, NEW MEX
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: FACT FINDING-MUSEUM OF AMERICAN WEST
Date: Sep 22, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,483.00
source

Destination: DANIA, FL
Sponsor: American Maritime Officers
Purpose: SPEAK AT CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 2, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $2,680.00
source

Destination: DC TO LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Associated General Contractors and affiliates
Purpose: SPEAK TO AGC CONVENTION & OTHER INDUSTRY GROUPS
Date: Mar 16, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $7,142.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Association of American Railroads
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 17, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $3,076.00
source

Destination: MIAMI
Sponsor: AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor - Council of Industrial Organizations)
Purpose: MTD EXEC BOARD CONVENTION/PRESENTATION
Date: Feb 19, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $5,863.79
source

Destination: JACKSONVILLE
Sponsor: Winn-Dixie Stores
Purpose: ROUNDTABLE: COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELING
Date: Apr 4, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,050.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS-ONTARIO, CA-PALM SPRINGS, CA
Sponsor: Guardian Air Services
Purpose: TRANSPORTATION BRIEFINGS
Date: Apr 14, 2003
Expense: $1,500.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: Totem Ocean Trailer Express Inc
Purpose: CHRISTENING OF THE M.V. NORTHSTAR
Date: Jun 13, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $8,950.95
source

Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FL
Sponsor: Winn-Dixie Stores
Purpose: ROUNDTABLE: COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LABELING; W/C REAUTHORIZATION
Date: Nov 7, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,542.00
source

Destination: TUCSON TO PHOENIX AZ
Sponsor: Associated General Contractors and affiliates
Purpose: ADDRESS AGC PHOENIX ANNUAL DINNER
Date: Jan 9, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $2,247.91
source

Destination: MADRID, BARCELONA, HEIDLEBERG
Sponsor: PRIMARY - WESTSTART-CALSTART. COSPONSOR: UTC, IRISBUS, BP, BALLARD DAIMLER-CHRYS.
Purpose: EUROPEAN FUEL CELL DEVELOPMENT
Date: Apr 9, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $4,475.00
source

Destination: DC-AUSTIN-LITTLE ROCK
Sponsor: Warren Chisholm Benefit to Keep Texas Beautiful
Purpose: HONORARY HOST AND GUEST SPEAKER
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $4,089.82
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Don Young

Cynthia Ahwinona
John Anderson
Michael Anderson
Sharon Barkeloo
James Berard
Susan Bodine
Geoff Bowman
Levon Boyagian
John Brennan
Trinita Brown
Art Chan
Colin Chapman
Kurt Christensen
Charles Cogar
William Condit
James Coon
Doug Crandell
Amy Denicore
Kathie Donnelly
Raga Elim
Jennifer Esposito
Robert Faber
Ken Fisher
Jean Flemma
Allen Freemyer
Ann Gibson
Duane Gibson
Giles Giovinazzi
Joe Graziano
Michael Henry
John Herren
David Heymsfeld
Graham Hill
Kenneth House
Robert Howarth
Matthew Hyde
David Jansen
Joshua Johnson
Lloyd Jones
Kenneth Kopacis
Kenneth Kopocis
John Lawrence
Holly Lyons
Karen Maldarelli
Ralph Marshall
Ward Mccarragher
Elizabeth Megginson
Derek Miller
James Miller
Frances Mulvey
Roger Nober
Sara Parsons
Jonathan Pawlow
John Rishel
Joyce Rose
Glenn Scammel
David Schaffer
John Scheib
Ryan Seiger
Jess Sharp
Dan Shulman
Anastasia Soumbeniotis
Justin Sprinzen
Mike Strachn
Suzanne Te Beau
Gregory Thom
Grant Thompson
Adam Tsao
James Tymon
Jonathan Upchurch
Fraser Vernisio
Fraser Verrusio
Matthew Wallen
David Whaley
Clyde Woodle
Holly Woodruff
Holly Woodruff Lyons
Mark Zachares
Kathleen Zeen



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.