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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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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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Congresspersons and traveling staff for

Louisiana

Senate

John Breaux

  • Emily Bacque
  • Diana Bostic
  • John Broussard
  • Elaine Dalpiaz
  • Janet Forlini
  • Lauren Fuller
  • Callie Fuselier
  • Fred Hatfield
  • Rebecca Hawes
  • Paige Jennings
  • Stephanie Leger
  • Patrick Mcconnell
  • Mallory Moore
  • C Scott Payne
  • Scott Privat
  • Mary Pugh
  • Thomas Screen
  • Lindsay Spiller
  • Phil Thevenet
  • Sara Traigle
  • Andrew Vermilye
  • Sarah Walter
  • Noelie Zeringue

    Mary Landrieu

  • Aylin Acikalin
  • Mandy Folse
  • Herman Gesser
  • Michael Hinton
  • Lauren Jardell
  • Tanner Johnson
  • T Bradley Keith
  • Jennifer Lancaster
  • Rick Masters
  • Jason Matthews
  • Mark Mintz
  • Neal Orringer
  • Allen Richey
  • Norma Sabiston
  • Jason Schendle
  • Kathleen Strottman
  • Mark Tiner
  • Jerald White
  • Jeffrey Wiener
  • Alicia Williams
  • House

    Rodney Alexander

  • Ivana Alexander
  • Royal Alexander
  • Murphy Chestnut
  • Peter Conroy
  • Jonathan Johnson
  • Jodee Niswanger

    Richard Baker

  • C Scott Canady
  • J Patrick Cave
  • Charlotte Collins
  • Stuart Crigler
  • Paul Eubanks
  • Kevin Kirchner
  • Gretchen Lindquist
  • Lisa Mortier
  • Paul Sawyer
  • Fraser Verrusio
  • Thomas Wilson

    Charles Boustany

  • Jeff Dobrozsi
  • Erin Jones
  • Charles Shumate

    John Cooksey

  • Sally Buikema
  • Judith Cooley
  • Margo Hopkins
  • Greg Kelly
  • Baird Webel

    William Jefferson

  • Kwemo Angelle
  • Lionel Collins
  • Atonte Diete-Spiff
  • Roberta Hopkins
  • John Metcalf
  • David Morgan
  • Nicole Smith
  • Melvin Spence
  • Nicole Venable

    Bobby Jindal

  • Timothy Teepell

    Chris John

  • Jody Comeaux
  • Lynn Hershey
  • David Kay
  • Vera Lebrun
  • Gayle Parker
  • Jacob Roche
  • Samuel Roche
  • Stephen Stefaosk
  • Gordon Taylor

    Bob Livingston

    Jim Mccrery

  • Edgar Abrams
  • Bob Brooks
  • Elizabeth Coffin
  • Aimee Hartlage
  • Richard Hunt
  • Christopher King
  • Miriam Moore
  • Jennifer Nowlin
  • Jon Traub
  • Laura Walker

    Charlie Melancon

  • Erin Daste
  • Samuel Roche

    W.J. Tauzin

  • Jeremy Allen
  • Monica Azare
  • James Barnette
  • Jason Bentley
  • Ramsen Betfarhad
  • Andrew Black
  • Linda Bloss-Baum
  • Nydia Bonnin
  • Dan Brouillette
  • Dwight Cates
  • David Cavicke
  • Charles Clapton
  • Jaylyn Connaughton
  • Bill Cooper
  • Jonathan Cordone
  • Gerald Couri
  • Sean Cunningham
  • Brent Del Monte
  • Brent Delmonte
  • Amy Droskoski
  • Dana Dupre
  • Anne Elizabeth Esposito
  • Pete Filon
  • Dick Frandsen
  • Neil Fried
  • Michael Goo
  • Garret Graves
  • Bruce Gwinn
  • Amy Hall
  • Bruce Harris
  • Cheryl Jaeger
  • Alisha Jeansonne
  • Ken Johnson
  • Teddy Jones
  • Brendan Kelsay
  • Purvee Kempf
  • Nandan Kenkeremath
  • Rick Kessler
  • Hollyn Kidd
  • Erin Kuhls
  • Andy Levin
  • Dave Marventano
  • Brian Mccullough
  • Robert Meyers
  • Patrick Morrisey
  • David Murventano
  • Byron Patterson
  • Chad Porter
  • Gregg Rothschild
  • Amii Sachdev
  • Jennifer Safavian
  • David Schooler
  • Sue Sheridan
  • Robert Simison
  • Mimi Simoneaux
  • Joseph Stanko
  • Bridgett Taylor
  • Steven Tilton
  • Jessica Wallace
  • Howard Waltzman
  • John Wheat
  • James White
  • Kelly Zerzan

    David Vitter

  • Charles Brittingham
  • Lynnel Brocato
  • Crystal Ellerbe
  • Gregory Facchiano
  • Evelyn Fortier
  • Tonya Newman
  • D O'brien
  • Robert Pipkin
  • Chris Stanley
  • Samuel White


  • 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.