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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*

Thomas Montgomery


Total cost of 7 trips: $9,807.91


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Oxley

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: ATTEND "ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING COMPLIANCE" CONFERENCE
Date: May 8, 2001
Expense: $1,071.60
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO WALL STREET
Date: May 30, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,098.65
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING & TOUR
Date: Jun 28, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,248.68
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: Council on Competitiveness
Purpose: ATTEND CYBER SECURITY FORUM
Date: Jan 16, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $235.00
source

Destination: GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
Sponsor: Coalition of Service Industries
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF MISSION TO WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION
Date: Feb 14, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $2,897.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: ATTEND ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 26, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $895.50
source

Destination: MADRID, SPAIN; TINDOUF, ALGERIA
Sponsor: Defense Forum Foundation
Purpose: VISIT SAHRAWI REFUGEE CAMPS - CULTURAL EXCHANGE
Date: May 25, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $2,361.48
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Thomas Montgomery.


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

    The Future of College

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    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.
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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.