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American RadioWorks |
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The Lost Children of Katrina

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Trips by*

J Spencer Freebairn


Total cost of 7 trips: $20,099.84


Trips traveled under the office of Jerry Lewis

Destination: MADRID, SPAIN; ALGERIES, ALGERIA; TINDORF, ALGERIA
Sponsor: Defense Forum Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Nov 12, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $1,162.00
source

Destination: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jul 1, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $7,200.00
source

Destination: BOGOTA AND POPAYAN, COLOMBIA
Sponsor: Witness for Peace
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 18, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $1,911.00
source

Destination: FLORIDA
Sponsor: National Fish & Wildlife Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING ON ENDANGERED SPECIES
Date: Jan 21, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $1,412.17
source

Destination: INDIA
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Dec 2, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $3,197.67
source

Destination: MADRID-BARCELONA
Sponsor: WESTSTART-CALSTART CO-SPONSORED BY: UTC, IRISBUS, BP
Purpose: FACT FINDING/EDUCATIONAL HYDROGEN FUEL CELL BUSSES
Date: Apr 11, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $3,600.00
source

Destination: LEON, MORELIA
Sponsor: Credit Union National Association and state affiliates
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP TO THREE CREDIT UNION DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS MEETINGS WITH CREDIT UNION MANAGEMENT, STAFF, MEMBERS
Date: Mar 28, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $1,617.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named J Spencer Freebairn.


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

    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.