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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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Trips sponsored by

Children's Hospital


Total cost of 7 trips: $4,303.59


Traveler: Christiana Laventure (from the office of John Sununu)
Destination: BOSTON, MA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL SHADOWING EVENT TO LEARN ABOUT UNIQUE ISSUES RELATED TO PEDIATRIC HEALTH CARE
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $592.49
source

Traveler: Ann Russo (from the office of John Olver)
Destination: HARTFORD, CT
Purpose: TO SHADOW DOCTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS AT THE HOSPITAL.
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $550.51
source

Traveler: Ann Jablon (from the office of Richard Neal)
Destination: BOSTON
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT PEDIATRIC HEALTH CARE AND DATED FEDERAL ISSUES.
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $759.13
source

Traveler: Suzanne Dumont (from the office of Marty Meehan)
Destination: BOSTON
Purpose: EDUCATE HEALTH CARE STAFF ON THE ISSUES RELATED TO PEDIATRIC HEALTH CARE
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $602.99
source

Traveler: Kaitlin Mccolgan (from the office of Michael Capuano)
Destination: BOSTON
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $592.49
source

Traveler: Caroline Powers (from the office of Stephen Lynch)
Destination: BOSTON, MA
Purpose: THE PURPOSE OF THE TRIP WAS TO EDUCATE CONGRESSIONAL STAFF ABOUT THE UNIQUE ISSUES RELATED TO PEDIATRIC HEALTH CARE
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $602.99
source

Traveler: Michael Behan (from the office of Bernard Sanders)
Destination: BWI TO BOSTON
Purpose: EDUCATION REGARDING UNIQUE ISSUES RELATED TO PEDIATRIC HEALTH CARE
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $602.99
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?

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    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.
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  • 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.