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American RadioWorks |
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The Lost Children of Katrina

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Hugh Halpern


Total cost of 7 trips: $6,350.10


Trips traveled under the office of Thomas Bliley

Destination: DETROIT, MI
Sponsor: Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Inc
Purpose: TO ATTEND DETROIT AUTO SHOW & MEETINGS RE: ADVANCED AIRBAGS
Date: Jan 10, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,329.69
source

Destination: ANNA AND MARYSVILLE, OHIO
Sponsor: Honda North America
Purpose: TO TOUR PLANT FACILITIES AND DISCUSS PENDING REGULATORY MATTERS
Date: Aug 30, 2000
Expense: $460.96
source


Trips traveled under the office of David Dreier

Destination: THE GREENBRIER
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Jan 27, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $820.00
source

Destination: THE GREENBRIER
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,006.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Oxley

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO WALL STREET
Date: May 30, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,001.00
source

Destination: TRUBULL, CT. AND NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO REVIEW NASDAQ OPERATIONS
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $886.65
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. - NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR ON THE BOND MARKETS
Date: May 29, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $845.80
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Hugh Halpern.


American RadioWorks |
Photo: FEMA Photo Library.

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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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