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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 |
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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Trips by*

Kimberly Herb


Total cost of 5 trips: $8,516.09


Trips traveled under the office of John Linder

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: ATTENDING SEMINAR, FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Aug 8, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $3,770.00
source

Destination: HOUSTON, TEXAS
Sponsor: Americans For Fair Taxation Inc
Purpose: ATTENDING MEETINGS, EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Jul 1, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $633.50
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA
Sponsor: Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation
Purpose: ATTEND SEMINAR ON ECONOMICS AND TAX POLICY
Date: Oct 25, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,482.60
source

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Comptel/ASCENT
Purpose: TO ATTEND LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $738.40
source


Trips traveled under the office of John Shadegg

Destination: PHOENIX, AZ
Sponsor: HEALTHCARE LEADERSHIP COUNCIL, ADVANCEPCS, CIGNA CORPORATION, MAYO FOUNDATION, AND MCKESSON CORPORATION
Purpose: TO VISIT HEALTH CARE FACILITIES AND PROVIDERS AND DISCUSS HEALTH CARE ISSUES
Date: Feb 15, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $1,891.59
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Kimberly Herb.


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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    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
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    When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.
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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.