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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 |
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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*

David Balloff


Total cost of 6 trips: $18,163.60


Trips traveled under the office of John Duncan

Destination: ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: WORLD RADIO COMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE
Date: May 27, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $7,568.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,996.60
source

Destination: ROME ITALY
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: ATTEND 2000 TRANSATLANTIC CONFERENCE
Date: Nov 26, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $3,000.00
source

Destination: MAUI, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: AAAE 2001 AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 6, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $1,848.00
source

Destination: DEPT. DCA TO MONTREAL, CANADA
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: AVIATION MEETING
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO FRANCE
Sponsor: FEDERAL EXPRESS, UNITED AIRLINES, AIRBUS
Purpose: TO VISIT AIRBUS MANUFACTURING FACILITIES & THE FED EX DISTRUBUTION CENTER IN PARIS
Date: Aug 20, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $2,342.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named David Balloff.


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

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