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The Lost Children of Katrina

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Trips by*

Lou Ann Linehan


Total cost of 13 trips: $17,920.35


Trips traveled under the office of Chuck Hagel

Destination: ATHENS, GA
Sponsor: University of Georgia
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE SAM NUNN POLICY FORUM
Date: Mar 26, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $95.00
source

Destination: OMAHA, NE
Sponsor: OMAHA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Purpose: OMAHA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ROUNDTABLE WITH NATO SECRETARY GENERAL LORD ROBERTSON
Date: Apr 7, 2000
Expense: $796.00
source

Destination: NAPLES, FLORIDA
Sponsor: BIPAC - Business-Industry Political Action Committee
Purpose: STAFF SENATOR HAGEL AS HE SPEAKS TO THE BIPAC FALL BOARD MEETING
Date: Nov 16, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,118.85
source

Destination: CINCINNATI, OH
Sponsor: Transatlantic Business Dialogue
Purpose: ACCOMPANY SENATOR HAGEL TO THE ANNUAL CEO-LEVEL TRANSATLANTIC BUSINESS DIALOGUE
Date: Nov 17, 2000
Expense: $1,708.50
source

Destination: GERMANY & THE CZECH REPUBLIC
Sponsor: Konrad Adenauer Foundation
Purpose: TO GAIN FIRST HAND INSIGHT INTO THE US-EUROPEAN POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND SECURITY RELATIONS
Date: Dec 2, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $1,580.16
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Israel Policy Forum
Purpose: ATTEND THE ISRAEL POLICY FORUM ANNUAL DINNER AND THE ISRAEL POLICY FORUM BREAKFAST
Date: Jan 7, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $319.24
source

Destination: OMAHA, NE
Sponsor: OMAHA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Purpose: STAFF SENATOR HAGEL WHEN HE ACCEPTS "HEADLINER OF THE YEAR" AWARD AND WHEN HE INTRODUCES SENATOR MCCAIN
Date: Feb 16, 2001
Expense: $542.50
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY (TEETERBORO, NJ AIRPORT)
Sponsor: American Jewish Congress
Purpose: TO PROVIDE STAFF SUPPORT FOR SENATOR'S SPEECH
Date: Jan 29, 2003
Expense: $2,544.20
source

Destination: COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: NATIONAL CONVENTION OF BANKERS GROUP-SENATOR HAGEL SPEAKING
Date: Jul 19, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $3,655.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 20, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $922.00
source

Destination: OMAHA, NE TO WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Northrop Grumman Corporation
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Mar 18, 2004
Expense: $635.20
source

Destination: JAKARTA, INDONESIA
Sponsor: Carter Center
Purpose: OBSERVATION OF JULY PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IN INDONESIA
Date: Jul 1, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $3,561.50
source

Destination: DETROIT, MI
Sponsor: Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Inc
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 16, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $442.20
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Lou Ann Linehan.


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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  • 03.25.15

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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.