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The Lost Children of Katrina

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American RadioWorks |
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The Lost Children of Katrina

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Trips by*

David Morgenstern


Total cost of 9 trips: $24,620.93


Trips traveled under the office of Lincoln Chafee

Destination: Taiwan
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: Attending seminar, fact finding, and educational visit
Date: Aug 21, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $4,180.00
source

Destination: CHINA-BEIJING, XI'AN, SHANGHAI
Sponsor: US-China Policy Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING RE:TRADE ISSUES AND OTHER ASPECTS OF SINO-AMERICAN RELATIONS
Date: Aug 9, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $3,535.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Aug 28, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,179.22
source

Destination: IRELAND TRIP
Sponsor: Center for Civic Education
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Dec 5, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $1,580.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN
Sponsor: US-China Policy Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Mar 17, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $4,792.75
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Enterprise Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 3, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $576.40
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Visa USA Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,403.56
source

Destination: INDONESIA
Sponsor: United States-Indonesia Society
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Aug 27, 2004 (10 days)
Expense: $3,502.00
source

Destination: INDIA
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Dec 3, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $3,872.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named David Morgenstern.


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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    UnRetirement

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