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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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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Brent Heberlee


Total cost of 5 trips: $9,053.55


Trips traveled under the office of Richard Bryan

Destination: PALM BEACH, FL
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: TO DISCUSS ISSUES AFFECTING THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY AND TO VISIT A TELEPHONE FACILITY
Date: Feb 4, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,751.48
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: NTS DEVELOPMENT CORP
Purpose: TO MEET WITH INDUSTRY AND UNIVERSITY REPRESENTATIVES TO DISCUSS THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT'S ROLE IN ASSISTING IN MED DEVELOPMENT OF A PUBLIC/PRIVATE HI-TECH INDUSTRIAL PARK
Date: Feb 17, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,304.00
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: Telecommunications Industry Association
Purpose: TO ATTEND A CONFERENCE ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS & INTERNET POLICY
Date: Mar 31, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $560.00
source

Destination: PONTE VEDRA, FL
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: TO ATTEND A CONFERENCE ON FEDERAL ISSUES AFFECTING THE LOCAL TELEPHONE INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 15, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,468.07
source

Destination: TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: TO MEET WITH TAIWANESE OFFICIALS AND BUSINESS LEADERS TO DISCUSS TRADE AND NATIONAL SECURITY ISSUES BETWEEN THE U.S. AND TAIWAN
Date: Aug 26, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $3,970.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Brent Heberlee.


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.