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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*

Elizabeth Fay


Total cost of 8 trips: $23,759.61


Trips traveled under the office of Evan Bayh

Destination: SOUTHERN INDIANA-EVANSVILLE, LAWRENCEBURG, W. BADEN
Sponsor: INDIANA HISTORIC LANDMARKS FOUNDATION
Purpose: MEET WITH COMMUNITY LEADERS REGARDING HISTORIC PRESERVATION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN INDIANA
Date: Apr 18, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,105.00
source

Destination: PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Mansfield Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION & FACT FINDING ON CHINA'S ECONOMIC REFORMS
Date: Nov 19, 2000 (9 days)
Expense: $7,236.23
source

Destination: WARRENTON, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Democratic Leadership Council
Purpose: ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $278.75
source

Destination: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT FINDING ON TRADE AND DEFENSE MATTERS
Date: Jun 30, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $9,160.00
source

Destination: SANTIAGO, CHILE
Sponsor: AM-CHAM CHILE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE
Purpose: FACT FINDING US-CHILE BILATERAL TRADE NEGOTIATIONS
Date: May 26, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $1,463.13
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: Biotechnology Industry Organization
Purpose: MEETINGS & TOURS OF BIOTECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 19, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,280.50
source

Destination: THAILAND
Sponsor: US-Asean Business Council
Purpose: DISCUSSIONS WITH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS REGARDING BILATERAL TRADE TALKS
Date: Aug 3, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $3,141.00
source

Destination: INDIANAPOLIS, IN
Sponsor: INDIANA ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS
Purpose: MEETINGS TO DISCUSS IMPACT OF FEDERAL EDUCATION LAW ON INDIANA SCHOOLS
Date: Dec 4, 2003
Expense: $95.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Elizabeth Fay.


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

    The Future of College

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    UnRetirement

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