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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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Trips by*

Robert King


Total cost of 6 trips: $15,616.23


Trips traveled under the office of Sam Gejdenson

Destination: MUSCAT, OMAN
Sponsor: Oman Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL; FACTFINDING
Date: Apr 19, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $8,510.00
source

Destination: COPENHAGEN, VILNIUS, RIGA, TALINNIN
Sponsor: Potomac Foundation
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 15, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $2,764.67
source


Trips traveled under the office of Tom Lantos

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Council on Foreign Relations
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN SYMPOSIUM
Date: Feb 20, 2001
Expense: $111.00
source

Destination: PROVO, UTAH
Sponsor: Brigham Young University
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONVOCATION/SYMPOSIUM
Date: Apr 26, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $433.00
source

Destination: BRUSSELS, BERLIN, PARIS
Sponsor: German Marshall Fund of the United States
Purpose: MEETINGS ON NATO, EO, US-EUR RELATIONS
Date: Jan 9, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $3,130.03
source

Destination: PROVO, UTAH
Sponsor: Brigham Young University
Purpose: SPEECH-PRESENTATION TO STUDENTS AND FACULTY
Date: Apr 4, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $667.53
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Robert King.


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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