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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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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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Trips by*

Susannah Foster


Total cost of 8 trips: $8,022.69


Trips traveled under the office of Sherwood Boehlert

Destination: SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: CONFERENCE - CLIMATE CHANGE
Date: Apr 13, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $309.00
source

Destination: CAMBRIDGE, MA
Sponsor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Purpose: CONFERENCE - TRANSPORTATION
Date: Apr 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: JUNEAU TO SITKA, ALASKA
Sponsor: Alaska Rainforest Campaign
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT FORESTRY ISSUES
Date: May 25, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,807.69
source

Destination: SAVANNAH, GA
Sponsor: Ecological Society of America
Purpose: ATTEND ESA ANNUAL MEETING.
Date: Aug 2, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $815.00
source

Destination: WARRENTON, VA
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: ATTEND HARVARD COURSE ON CLIMATE CHANGE/ENVIRONMENT
Date: Apr 12, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $250.00
source

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Purpose: ATTEND MIT CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Apr 14, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,023.00
source

Destination: MILAN, ITALY
Sponsor: INTERNATIONAL NETWORK TO ADVANCE CLIMATE TALKS
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE ON CLIMATE CHANGE
Date: Nov 18, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,218.00
source

Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Sponsor: Environmental Defense Fund
Purpose: ATTEND TRANSATLANTIC DIALOGUE ON CLIMATE CHANGE
Date: May 1, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,000.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Susannah Foster.


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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  • 03.18.15

    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.