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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 |
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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Trips by*

Chad Lord


Total cost of 8 trips: $5,729.76


Trips traveled under the office of Betty Mccollum

Destination: SEMINARS ON GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: FACT-FINDING / MEETINGS
Date: Apr 8, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $308.00
source

Destination: VIEW PUBLIC LANDS
Sponsor: Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance
Purpose:
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $925.00
source

Destination: SEMINARS ON THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: TO LEARN THE LATEST ON GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
Date: Mar 24, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $459.80
source

Destination: TRIP TO YUCCA MOUNTAIN, NEVADA
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: VISIT YUCCA MOUNTAIN PROJECT, DOE
Date: May 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,362.50
source

Destination: FLAGSTAFF AZ
Sponsor: NATIONAL LANDSCAPE CONSERVATION COALITION
Purpose: THE PURPOSE WAS TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE NATIONAL LANDSCAPE CONSERVATION SYSTEM
Date: Nov 7, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,100.00
source

Destination: MINNEAPOLIS
Sponsor: Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT MINNESOTA WILDERNESS AND ROADLESS ISSUES.
Date: Aug 13, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $202.00
source

Destination: AIRLIE CONFERENCE CENTER, AIRLIE, VA
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: TO EXAMINE THE CURRENT SCIENCE ON ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE. TOPICS INCLUDED THE HEALTH OF THE OCEANS, FORESTS AND AIR AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $535.00
source

Destination: MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL
Sponsor: University of Minnesota
Purpose: VISIT MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION'S TRAFFIC CENTER; DISCUSS MINNESETA GUIDESTAR
Date: May 5, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $837.46
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Chad Lord.


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

    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.