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The Lost Children of Katrina

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American RadioWorks |
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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 by*

Jane Alonso


Total cost of 7 trips: $28,598.58


Trips traveled under the office of Susan Collins

Destination: QUEBEC, CANADA
Sponsor: GROUP OF CANADIAN LUMBER COMPANIES
Purpose: TO VISIT CANADIAN BORDER MILLS THAT PROCESS LUMBER FROM MAINE
Date: Aug 27, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $165.00
source

Destination: CHILE
Sponsor: Chile
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION FOR FORCE TRADE AGREEMENT
Date: May 24, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,425.33
source

Destination: BANGOR, MAINE
Sponsor: Plum Creek Timber Company Inc
Purpose: TO VISIT PLUM CREEK LAND AND VIEW HOW THEY MANAGE THEIR FORESTS
Date: Aug 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,455.00
source

Destination: NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: American Israel Public Affairs Committee and affiliates
Purpose: MEMBERSHIP EVENTS
Date: Dec 5, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $2,319.46
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Dec 14, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $4,610.32
source

Destination: AUSTRALIA
Sponsor: Government of Australia
Purpose: TO EXAMINE THE TRADE AND FOREIGN POLICY RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE U.S. AND AUSTRALIA
Date: Jun 25, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $17,562.47
source

Destination: CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
Sponsor: CHICAGO COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS/SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE & INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS AND FACT FINDING
Date: Nov 9, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $1,061.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jane Alonso.


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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  • 04.01.15

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    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.