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American RadioWorks |
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The Lost Children of Katrina

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Trips by*

William Clyburn


Total cost of 9 trips: $14,086.73


Trips traveled under the office of Zell Miller

Destination: CHARLESTON, SC
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: SENATE STAFF RETREAT ON TELECOM ISSUES
Date: Jun 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,190.00
source

Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Sponsor: EMORY UNIV/GA TECH
Purpose: ENGINEERING AND BIOENGINEERING PROGRAMS JOINTLY INVOLVING GA TECH AND EMORY UNIVERSITY
Date: Jan 22, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $1,402.00
source

Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, GA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: SENATE STAFF RETREAT ON TELECOM ISSUES
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $3,081.00
source

Destination: BERLIN-BREMEN-COLOGNE, GERMANY
Sponsor: Transrapid International USA
Purpose: EVALUATE VIABILITY OF HIGH SPEED RAIL TRANSPORTATION
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,784.66
source

Destination: RICHMOND, VA
Sponsor: BellSouth Corporation
Purpose: SPEAKER ON TELECOM ISSUES
Date: Jul 18, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $576.06
source

Destination: PINE BLUFF, AK
Sponsor: SENATOR HANK WILLIAMS OF ARKANSAS
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT; DISCUSS ALSO TRANSPORTATION, EDUCATION ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Date: Sep 13, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $74.01
source

Destination: RICHMOND, VA
Sponsor: Comptel/ASCENT
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE RE: TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES
Date: Apr 16, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $294.00
source

Destination: SAVANNAH, GA
Sponsor: General Dynamics Corporation
Purpose: SITE VISIT OF GULFSTREAM AEROSPACE MANUFACTURING FACILITY
Date: Apr 19, 2004
Expense: $1,025.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING & EDUCATION VISIT
Date: Aug 7, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $4,660.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named William Clyburn.


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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    UnRetirement

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