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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

Peter Deutsch


Total cost of 20 office trips: $33,427.89


Trips by Peter Deutsch
Total cost of congressperson's 4 trips: $4,473.89

Destination: CUBA
Sponsor: Center for a Free Cuba
Purpose: HUMANITARIAN ASSESSMENT
Date: Feb 22, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,200.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: BIPARTISAN CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Mar 9, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,391.00
source

Destination: POTOMAC, MD
Sponsor: Faith & Politics Institute
Purpose: RETREAT FOR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO PRACTICE MINDFUL TECHNIQUES
Date: Sep 12, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $536.00
source

Destination: NO TRAVEL; ACCOMMODATIONS ONLY IN MEMBER'S DISTRICT
Sponsor: SHUL OF BAL HARBOUR
Purpose: SPEAKING
Date: Nov 28, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $346.89
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Peter Deutsch

Elizabeth Assey
Matthew Chiller
Howard Hechler
Frank Hirst
Fritz Hirst
Rebecca Iannotta
Eric Lynn
Robin Rorapaugh
Anne Wilson



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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