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The Lost Children of Katrina

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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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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Michelle Jackson


Total cost of 7 trips: $7,508.42


Trips traveled under the office of Phil Gramm

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL VISIT TO NASDAQ STOCK MARKET
Date: Sep 6, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,107.83
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL BRIEFING RE: INSTINET CORPORATION & ITS ROLE IN THE NATION'S SEC. MARKETS
Date: Nov 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $891.79
source

Destination: HOUSTON, TX
Sponsor: El Paso Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Jan 14, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $2,139.30
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL VISIT TO THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE
Date: Aug 8, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $874.50
source

Destination: BOCA RATON, FLORIDA
Sponsor: SECURITIES TRADERS ASSOCIATION
Purpose: ATTEND AND SPEAK AT EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE
Date: Oct 10, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $980.00
source

Destination: PUERTO RICO
Sponsor: PUERTO RICO BANKERS ASSOCIATION
Purpose: SPEAK AT A CONFERENCE ON FINANCIAL TRANSPORENCY AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AFTER SARBANES-OXLEY
Date: Oct 24, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $905.00
source

Destination: TAMPA, FLORIDA
Sponsor: ORGANIZATION RESOURCES COUNSELORS INC
Purpose: SPEAK TO A GROUP ON THE IMPACT OF THE SARBANES-OXLEY ACT OF 2002 ON CORPORATE EXECUTIVES
Date: Oct 31, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $610.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Michelle Jackson.


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.