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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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Trips by*

Charles Atkins


Total cost of 7 trips: $6,235.59


Trips traveled under the office of Bart Gordon

Destination: CHARLOTTSVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $476.00
source

Destination: CHARLOTTSVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: BRIEFINGS/SEMINAR ON MARKET PROCESSES
Date: Jan 26, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $225.00
source

Destination: TAVERNIER, FLORIDA
Sponsor: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 17, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $1,800.00
source

Destination: VIETNAM
Sponsor: US-Vietnam Trade Council
Purpose: FACT FINDING, EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 15, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $849.00
source

Destination: BANGKOK, THAILAND
Sponsor: Thailand Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $570.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: INSPECT & BE BRIEFED ON YUCCA MT. NUCLEAR WASTE REPOSITORY
Date: May 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,117.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: TO INSPECT RESEARCH LAB FACILITIES AND RECEIVE BRIEFING
Date: Jan 13, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,198.59
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Charles Atkins.


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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