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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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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Rohit Kumar


Total cost of 15 trips: $33,982.92


Trips traveled under the office of Bill Frist

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL PLANNING RETREAT
Date: Feb 8, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $547.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. TO SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
Sponsor: FANNIE MAE & FREDDIE MAC
Purpose: FINANCIAL SERVICES CONFERENCE WITH SENATOR BENNETT AND OTHERS
Date: Feb 20, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $3,228.75
source

Destination: TURNBERRY ISLAND, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: SIA GOVERNMENT RELATIONS LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,763.24
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: DIGITAL RIGHTS CONFERENCE
Date: Jun 18, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $4,182.89
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CONGRESS OF TOMORROW BICAMERAL RETREAT
Date: Jan 30, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $168.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Sponsor: Goldman Sachs Group
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF ISSUES FACING THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY (PICNIC DISCUSSION)
Date: Mar 18, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $473.39
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN PANEL DISCUSSION ON SECURITIES INDUSTRY ISSUES AND LEGISLATION. PANEL DISCUSSION PART OF ANNUAL SIA LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,141.35
source

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Fidelity Investments
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE 2004 CONGRESSIONAL STAFF EDUCATION SERIES
Date: Apr 15, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $3,220.00
source

Destination: PARIS, FRANCE
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL TOUR OF NUCLEAR FACILITIES IN FRANCE
Date: Aug 1, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $5,272.18
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CONGRESS OF TOMORROW CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Jan 27, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $636.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: OVERVIEW OF LEGISLATIVE ISSUES AFFECTING THE GAMING INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,621.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Phil Gramm

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL VISIT TO NASDAQ FACILITIES
Date: Sep 6, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,158.83
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: INSTINET STAFF TRIP TO LEARN ABOUT COMPANY & VISIT FACILITIES
Date: Nov 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $910.79
source


Trips traveled under the office of Trent Lott

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: TO VISIT THE NYSE FLOOR, LEARN MORE ABOUT THE EXCHANGE, AND U.S. EQUITY MARKETS.
Date: Aug 8, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $905.50
source

Destination: SINGAPORE
Sponsor: Singapore International Foundation
Purpose: TO MEET WITH U.S. EMBASSY OFFICIALS, SINGAPORE MINISTERS, AND OTHER OFFICIALS IN ORDER TO LEARN MORE ABOUT U.S. TRADE WITH SINGAPORE AND TO LEARN ABOUT SINGAPORE'S ANTI-TERRORISM EFFORTS
Date: Aug 10, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $6,754.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Rohit Kumar.


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?

Recent Posts

  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    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

    The Future of College

    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.
  • 03.25.15

    The End of College or the University of Everywhere

    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.
  • 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.