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The Lost Children of Katrina

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American RadioWorks |
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The Lost Children of Katrina

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Karl Anderson


Total cost of 8 trips: $15,128.14


Trips traveled under the office of George Nethercutt

Destination: WENATCHEE, WA
Sponsor: Washington Public Utility Districts Association
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT THE ROLE PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICTS PLAY IN WASHINGTON STATE
Date: Apr 3, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,297.53
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: STARBUCKS, SEATTLE ART MUSEUM, WASHINGTON TECHNOLOGY CENTER, SEATTLE MONORAIL, LABOR READY, AND PACIFIC MEDICAL CENTER
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL FACT-FINDING TRIP TO VISIT SEATTLE AREA BUSINESSES AND NON-PROFIT ENTITIES
Date: Jun 30, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,295.14
source

Destination: PASCO, WA
Sponsor: Tri-City Industrial Development Council (TRIDEC)
Purpose: HANFORD SITE FACT-FINDING VISIT
Date: Aug 9, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,178.41
source


Trips traveled under the office of Mike Simpson

Destination: TWO DAYS SPENT TOURING AREAS OF THE WILLAMETTE FOREST, PRIVATE FOREST LANDS AND COMMERCIAL OPERATIONS.
Sponsor: American Forest Resource Council
Purpose: TO SHOW STAFF ON-THE-GROUND EXAMPLES OF ISSUES AFFECTING FOREST MANAGEMENT ON PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LANDS ON THE WEST COAST
Date: May 30, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,467.25
source

Destination: SITE VISITS TO THE NATIONAL ELK REFUGE, BRIDGE-TATON NATIONAL FOREST, AND THE PLUEDALE RESOURCE AREA (BLM).
Sponsor: Safari Club International and affiliates
Purpose: TO GAIN A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT ISSUES
Date: Aug 23, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $835.00
source

Destination: TOUR AND DISCUSSION OF ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND CO-OP FACILITIES.
Sponsor: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Purpose: TO EXPLORE THE CHALLENGES FACING ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES
Date: Feb 17, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,600.00
source

Destination: VARIOUS SITE VISITS IN THE SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA AREA.
Sponsor: American Forest Resource Council
Purpose: TO VIEW EXAMPLES OF ISSUES AFFECTING FOREST MANAGEMENT IN THE WEST
Date: May 29, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,109.81
source

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Dec 2, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $5,345.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Karl Anderson.


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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