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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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Trips by*

Phil Kiko


Total cost of 14 trips: $21,108.37


Trips traveled under the office of F. James Sensenbrenner

Destination: TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT FINDING / EDUCATION
Date: Jan 2, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $4,990.00
source

Destination: VISIT TO INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY SHOW
Sponsor: ASSOCIATION FOR MFG TECHNOLOGY PAID FOR EVERYTHING BUT LODGING INTERNATION MFG. TECHNOLOGY SHOW PAID FOR LODGING
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Sep 8, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $850.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: 2002 INTERNATIONAL CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW
Date: Jan 9, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $625.00
source

Destination: THE GREENBRIER, WEST VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE/SENATE REPUBLICAN PLANNING CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $660.00
source

Destination: THE GREENBRIER
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE/SENATE REPUBLICAN PLANNING CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 6, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $727.66
source

Destination: THE HOMESTEAD
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,454.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 11, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $652.50
source

Destination: SINGAPORE
Sponsor: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Apr 3, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $4,320.86
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: ANNUAL NAB CONVENTION
Date: Apr 18, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $984.20
source

Destination: DRESDEN, GERMANY-GORLITZ, GERMANY-BERLIN, GERMANY
Sponsor: Checkpoint Charlie Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: May 23, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $2,300.00
source

Destination: GREENBRIER, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Jan 27, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $636.00
source

Destination: THE GREENBRIER, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $543.00
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: Comptel/ASCENT
Purpose: COMPTEL/ASCENT VOIP POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 31, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,388.94
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: ANNUAL NAB CONVENTION
Date: Apr 17, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $976.21
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Phil Kiko.


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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  • 03.25.15

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  • 03.18.15

    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.