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American RadioWorks |
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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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Back to The Data

Trips by*

William Nordwind


Total cost of 10 trips: $15,428.01


Trips traveled under the office of Fred Upton

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR; PANELIST
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,425.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR; INDUSTRY CONVENTION; PANELIST
Date: Apr 22, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $535.00
source

Destination: MACKINAC ISLAND, MI
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR; PANELIST
Date: Aug 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,885.09
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR; INDUSTRY MEETINGS
Date: Dec 6, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,535.14
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C.-SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR; PANELIST
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,716.45
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV-WASHINGTON, D.C.
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR; INDUSTRY CONVENTION; PANELIST
Date: Apr 6, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,383.80
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: INDUSTRY CONVENTION; PANELIST
Date: May 4, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $2,189.90
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: WIRELESS TRADE SHOW, CONGRESSIONAL PANEL PARTICIPATION.
Date: Mar 16, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,895.99
source

Destination: LA, CA
Sponsor: Clear Channel Communications Inc
Purpose: CONFERENCE
Date: May 25, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,007.68
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: INDUSTRY CONVENTION, CONGRESSIONAL PANEL
Date: Apr 17, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $853.96
source



* - Trips by all travelers named William Nordwind.


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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    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

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  • 04.01.15

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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.