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The Lost Children of Katrina

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Office of

Frank Pallone


Total cost of 43 office trips: $80,515.07


Trips by Frank Pallone
Total cost of congressperson's 19 trips: $39,948.45

Destination: TUCSON, ARIZONA
Sponsor: Edison Electric Institute
Purpose: SPEECH AND PANEL DISCUSSION
Date: Jan 10, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $2,871.00
source

Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Electric Power Supply Association
Purpose: SPEECH AND LEGISLATIVE PANEL
Date: Jan 28, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $2,868.06
source

Destination: BOCA RATON, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Armenian Assembly of America
Purpose: SPEECH AND PANEL DISCUSSION
Date: Mar 16, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $836.50
source

Destination: BANGOR, MAINE
Sponsor: PENOBSCOT AND PASSAMAGUODDY TRIBES
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 13, 2001
Expense: $843.50
source

Destination: BOCA RATON, FL
Sponsor: Armenian Assembly of America
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Mar 15, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,003.74
source

Destination: NEW DELHI, INDIA
Sponsor: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry
Purpose: TO RECEIVE THE PADMA BHUSHAN AWARD
Date: Mar 24, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $6,896.00
source

Destination: RENO, NEVADA
Sponsor: TRIBAL ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT/FACT-FINDING
Date: Jun 2, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $704.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: VIRGO PUBLISHING & NOW FOODS & RECALL SON DOWN
Purpose: SPEECH AT EXPOSITION
Date: Dec 5, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $958.81
source

Destination: DALLAS, TEXAS
Sponsor: INDIAN AMERICAN FRIENDSHIP COUNCIL/INDIA ASSOCIATION OF NORTH TEXAS
Purpose: HONORED GUEST AT INDIA REPUBLIC DAY CELEBRATION
Date: Jan 25, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,360.00
source

Destination: SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA
Sponsor: VIRGO PUBLISHING & AMERICAN INGREDIENTS
Purpose: SPEAKER AT CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 26, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,455.98
source

Destination: DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Association for Research in Otolaryngology
Purpose: CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 24, 2003
Expense: $510.00
source

Destination: PHOENIX
Sponsor: NATIONAL TRIBAL ENVIRONMENTAL COUNCIL
Purpose: SPEAKER AT CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 25, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $148.50
source

Destination: JERUSALEM, ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Aug 1, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $5,976.95
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, MINNEAPOLIS
Sponsor: National Indian Gaming Association
Purpose: GUEST SPEAKERS AT CONFERENCE
Date: Aug 16, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $530.00
source

Destination: CYPRUS
Sponsor: Pancyprian Association of America
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT INTERNATIONAL COORDINATING COMMITTEE JUSTICE FOR CYPRUS (PSEKA) CONVENTION
Date: Aug 26, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $4,312.00
source

Destination: UNCASVILLE, CT
Sponsor: MOHEGAN TRIBE
Purpose: USET (UNITED SOUTH EAST TRIBES) CONFERENCE
Date: Oct 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $825.91
source

Destination: TORONTO, CANADA
Sponsor: Congress of Canadian Armenians
Purpose: SPEAK AT CONFERENCE
Date: Oct 26, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $528.00
source

Destination: EUREKA CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: HOOPA TRIBE & CABAZON BAND OF MISSION INDIANS
Purpose: TOUR OF HOOPA RESERVATION
Date: Dec 10, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $969.50
source

Destination: MUMBAI, INDIA
Sponsor: ASIAN INDIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, INDO-AMERICAN SOCIETY
Purpose: TO PROMOTE US-INDIA ECONOMIC RELATIONS AND TO RECEIVE AN AWARD FROM THE INDO-AMERICAN SOCIETY
Date: Jan 4, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $6,350.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Frank Pallone

Jennifer Cannata
Jeffrey Carroll
Robert Clark
Eric Gordon
Kathy Kulkarni
Jessica Lenard
Raffi Vartian
Tim Yehl
Heather Zichal



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

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    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

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  • 03.25.15

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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.
  • 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.