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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*

Clark Johnson


Total cost of 8 trips: $24,319.05


Trips traveled under the office of Conrad Burns

Destination: LOS BANOS, CA
Sponsor: JEAN SAGOUSPE
Purpose: AGRICULTURE FACT FINDING W/ MONTANANS PRESENT
Date: Feb 17, 2004
Expense: $663.70
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: FACT FINDING - CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 20, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: FACT FINDING/MONTANANS WERE PRESENT
Date: May 2, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,230.16
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: CRG Total Event Solutions
Purpose: FACT FINDING/MONTANANS WERE PRESENT
Date: Jun 27, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,552.78
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: FACT FINDING & TOUR OF FACILITIES
Date: Nov 10, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,240.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING; MONTANANS WERE PRESENT
Date: Jan 5, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,171.73
source

Destination: PORTLAND, OR
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Purpose: PARTICIPATE WITH MONTANANS IN ROCKY MOUNTAIN ELK CAMP AND PRESENTATION OF NATIONAL AWARD TO SENATOR BURNS
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $147.00
source

Destination: ITALY (ROME, BELLAGIO, BOLOGNA AND VENICE)
Sponsor: General Atomics
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP; MONTANANS PRESENT
Date: Mar 26, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $15,713.68
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Clark Johnson.


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.
  • 04.01.15

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    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.
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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.