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The Lost Children of Katrina

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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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Trips sponsored by

Citigroup


Total cost of 22 trips: $29,793.06


Traveler: David Frank (from the office of William Goodling)
Destination: CITIGROUP BUILDING NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Purpose: MEETING OF/PRESENTATION TO ERISA PENSION LAWYERS GROUP
Date: Jan 6, 2000
Expense: $230.00
source

Traveler: G William Hoagland (from the office of Pete Domenici)
Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK
Purpose: SPEAK AT A BREAKFAST ON THE 11TH AND MEETING W/ ROBERT RUBIN
Date: Dec 9, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $551.32
source

Traveler: Thomas Kahn (from the office of John Spratt)
Destination: NY
Purpose: DELIVER REMARKS TO BUSINESS GROUP
Date: Dec 10, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $662.82
source

Traveler: Brant Imperatore (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Feb 15, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $2,408.47
source

Traveler: John Anderson (from the office of Michael Crapo)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV AND THE LAKES, NV
Purpose: EDUCATION VISIT TO CITIGROUP'S CITICARDS FACILITY, INCLUDING BRIEFINGS & MEETINGS WITH BANK OFFICIALS
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,426.81
source

Traveler: Leslie Woolley (from the office of Zell Miller)
Destination: THE LAKES, NEVADA
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,155.50
source

Traveler: Anthony Zaffirini (from the office of Charles Gonzalez)
Destination: TOUR AT CITIGROUP CREDIT CARD FACILITIES
Purpose: INFORMATIONAL - CREDIT PRACTICE
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,394.50
source

Traveler: Warren Tryon (from the office of Spencer Bachus)
Destination: THE LAKE, NEVADA
Purpose: TOUR OF CREDIT CARD CENTER AND BRIEFING ON CREDIT CARDS
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,480.00
source

Traveler: Lawrence Seyfriez (from the office of Eric Cantor)
Destination:
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,774.50
source

Traveler: Annie Toro (from the office of Luis Gutierrez)
Destination: THE LAKES, NEVADA
Purpose: CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,524.50
source

Traveler: Mike Mckay (from the office of Gregory Meeks)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,226.00
source

Traveler: Kevin Casey (from the office of Joseph Crowley)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT FAIR CREDIT REPORTING ACT
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,500.00
source

Traveler: Donald Auerbach (from the office of Carolyn Maloney)
Destination: LAKES, NW
Purpose: OBSERVE AN OPERATING CREDIT CARD PROCESSING PLANT
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,500.00
source

Traveler: Erika Jeffers (from the office of Mel Watt)
Destination: TOUR OF CITI CARD'S PROCESSING SITE
Purpose: SEMINAR DISCUSSIONS ON CREDIT CARD PRACTICES AND TOUR OF PROCESSING SITE
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,774.50
source

Traveler: Karen Lynch (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: DC TO LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,625.00
source

Traveler: Alfred Garesche (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: THE LAKES, NV
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,709.50
source

Traveler: Tom Mccrocklin (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: CONFERENCE & TOUR OF CREDIT PROCESSING OPERATION
Purpose: CITI CARDS CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,600.00
source

Traveler: Kevin Macmillan (from the office of Michael Oxley)
Destination: CONFERENCE AND TOUR OF PROCESSING FACILITIES
Purpose: CITI CARDS CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,600.00
source

Traveler: Greg Mesack (from the office of Bob Ney)
Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,600.00
source

Traveler: Gregg Richard (from the office of Pat Toomey)
Destination: LAS VEGAS
Purpose: CONFERENCE & TOUR OF CITI CARDS PROCESSING SITE.
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,399.86
source

Traveler: Shelley Moore Capito (from the office of Shelley Moore Capito)
Destination: WHITE SULFUR SPRINGS
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: May 2, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $498.78
source

Traveler: John Boehner (from the office of John Boehner)
Destination: WEST PALM BEACH, FL
Purpose: REMARKS/KEYNOTE AT SMITH-BARNEY CHAIRMEN'S COUNCIL
Date: Sep 12, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,151.00
source



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.