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The Lost Children of Katrina

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Office of

Sherrod Brown


Total cost of 33 office trips: $116,239.72


Trips by Sherrod Brown
Total cost of congressperson's 26 trips: $91,305.14

Destination: TURNBERRY ISLE, FLA
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,535.54
source

Destination: UKRAINE (KIEV & LUIV)
Sponsor: Ohio State University
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN OPENING OF US-EU-UKRANIAN DEVELOPMENT OF EDUCATION FOR DEMOCRACY
Date: May 19, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $2,251.38
source

Destination: NEWARK, DE
Sponsor: TAIWANESE AMERICAN CONFERENCE
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Jul 2, 2000
Expense: $971.00
source

Destination: MANAGUA, NICARAQUA
Sponsor: NATIONAL LABOR COMMITTEE
Purpose: HUMAN & LABOR RIGHTS INVESTIGATION
Date: Jul 14, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,705.80
source

Destination: PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON US-RUSSIA RELATIONS
Date: Aug 20, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $4,951.20
source

Destination: TURNBERRY ISLE FLORIDA
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,344.95
source

Destination: SWARTHMORE, PA
Sponsor: SWARTHMORE COLLEGE
Purpose: SPEAK TO GOV'T CLASS AND GOV'T TEACHERS ON CONGRESS
Date: Feb 12, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $201.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: Faith & Politics Institute
Purpose: VISIT JONATHAN KOZOI (AUTHOR) AND THE STUDENTS & TEACHERS OF THE SOUTH BRONX REWRITES ABOUT.
Date: Jun 19, 2001
Expense: $476.00
source

Destination: ST PETERSBURG - HELSINKI
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE IN US-RUSSIA RELATIONS
Date: Aug 16, 2001 (10 days)
Expense: $4,265.80
source

Destination: TAIPEI
Sponsor: Foundation of Medical Professionals Alliance in Taiwan
Purpose: SYMPOSIUM ON TAIWAN'S WHO CAMPAIGN AND INTERNAT'L HEALTH
Date: Jan 10, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $7,902.64
source

Destination: FT LAUDERDALE
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,400.46
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Mar 15, 2002
Expense: $1,563.15
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE ON US-CHINA RELATIONS
Date: Mar 29, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $9,016.00
source

Destination: MOSCOW-TOMSK
Sponsor: PARTNERS IN HEALTH
Purpose:
Date: Aug 26, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $3,907.19
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA-PORTAU PRINCE-CLEVELAND
Sponsor: PARTNERS IN HEALTH
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE ON AIDS AND VISIT AIDS CLINIC
Date: Apr 15, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $990.10
source

Destination: MOSCOW
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON US-RUSSIA RELATIONS
Date: Aug 10, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $8,813.00
source

Destination: POTOMAC, MD
Sponsor: Faith & Politics Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN DIALOGUE ON LEADERSHIP WITH COURAGE & COMPASSION
Date: Sep 13, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $196.00
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO
Sponsor: University of California at Berkeley
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN FORUM ON US-MEXICO
Date: Sep 19, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,594.00
source

Destination: CLE -PINTA MITA, MEXICO-DC
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE ON US-MEXICO RELATIONS
Date: Dec 4, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $3,848.00
source

Destination: HONOLULU
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON US-CHINA RELATIONS
Date: Jan 5, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $8,050.06
source

Destination: MIAMI
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONGRESSIONAL HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 15, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,622.25
source

Destination: NY
Sponsor: New Democracy Project
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND GLOBALIZATION
Date: May 14, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $405.00
source

Destination: ROME-VENICE
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON U.S.-RUSSIA-EUROPE RELATIONS
Date: Aug 16, 2004 (11 days)
Expense: $8,746.20
source

Destination: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: BI-PARTISAN CONGRESSIONAL HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 13, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $2,415.76
source

Destination: MORELIA, MEXICO
Sponsor: University of California at Berkeley
Purpose: 3RD ANNUAL MEXICO FUTURES FORUM
Date: Feb 25, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $2,414.36
source

Destination: DUBLIN, IRELAND
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON U.S. - RUSSIA EUROPE RELATIONS
Date: Aug 21, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $6,718.30
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Sherrod Brown

Brett Gibson
Tom Moore
Donna Pignatelli
Katherine Porter



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.