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American RadioWorks |
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The Lost Children of Katrina

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Trips by*

Jeff Markey


Total cost of 9 trips: $18,181.34


Trips traveled under the office of Doc Hastings

Destination: UNITED KINGDOM
Sponsor: BNFL Nuclear Services Inc
Purpose: VISIT SELLAFIELD NUCLEAR SITE
Date: Jan 17, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $2,227.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $2,227.80
source

Destination: JACKSON, WY
Sponsor: Safari Club International and affiliates
Purpose: FEDERAL LAND AND CONSERVATION POLICY
Date: Aug 24, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $841.00
source

Destination: TINDOUF, ALGERIA
Sponsor: Defense Forum Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Nov 12, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $1,202.66
source

Destination: PORTLAND, OR & SACRAMENTO, CA
Sponsor: BNSF Railway Company
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: May 29, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $2,824.31
source

Destination: RICHLAND, WA
Sponsor: Tri-City Industrial Development Council (TRIDEC)
Purpose: FACT FINDING TO HENFORD RESERVATION
Date: Aug 22, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $225.00
source

Destination: KONA, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 5, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $3,481.53
source

Destination: TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Mar 25, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $3,950.00
source

Destination: PASCO, WA
Sponsor: Energy Northwest
Purpose:
Date: May 30, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,202.04
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jeff Markey.


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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  • 04.01.15

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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.