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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*

Caleb Gilchrist


Total cost of 5 trips: $8,046.68


Trips traveled under the office of Danny Davis

Destination: PERSONAL TRAVEL (CAR) TO THE EVENT 2001 CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT MERCATUS CENTER
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: TO GAIN INSIGHT ABOUT ECONOMIC ANALYSIS IN EVALUATING THE ROLE OF MARKETS AND GOVERNMENT
Date: Jan 26, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $329.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Aug 3, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $4,650.00
source

Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FL
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: AN EDUCATIONAL BRIEFING ON ECONOMIC ISSUES
Date: Dec 12, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,144.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: AN EDUCATIONAL BRIEFING ON ECONOMICS
Date: Feb 4, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $302.68
source

Destination: DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO NEVADA LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: THE CELI TRIP WAS A FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL BRIEFING TO CONGRESSIONAL STAFF ABOUT ECONOMIC COMPETITIVE ISSUES
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,621.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Caleb Gilchrist.


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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    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.