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The Lost Children of Katrina

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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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Trips by*

Richard Perry


Total cost of 16 trips: $43,134.42


Trips traveled under the office of Lindsey Graham

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CONFERENCE TO STUDY HOW MARKET PROCESSES AFFECT POLICY DECISION IN THEENVIRONMENT, TAXES, LABOR REGULATIONS
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $454.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL - CUBA
Sponsor: Airline Brokers Co
Purpose: TO INVESTIGATE THE IMPACT OF THE FOREIGN ASSISTANCE ACT AND THE HELMS-BURTON ACT ON TRADE, HEALTH, TOURISM AND POLITICAL & RELIGIONS FREEDOM IN CUBA
Date: Apr 14, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $887.00
source

Destination: REDMOND, WA, SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: LEARN FIRSTHAND ABOUT INTERNET PRIVACY, NEW WEB & SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY, ETC
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,005.19
source

Destination: LITHUANIA - KANSAS - KLEIPEDA
Sponsor: Potomac Foundation
Purpose: VISIT W/ PRESIDENT, MINISTER OF DEFENSE, MINISTER OF STATE LITHUANIAN SPEAKER OF HOUSE, MEMBERS OF LITHUANIAN CONGRESS RE: NATO, TRADE AND EASTERN BLOC. SECURITY.
Date: Aug 18, 2000 (9 days)
Expense: $2,308.00
source

Destination: CHARLESTON, SC
Sponsor: EWA INFO & INFRA TECH. INC.
Purpose: VISIT SPAWAR - SPACE AND NAVAL WARFARE COMMAND SYSTEM CENTER AND SPECIFICALLY THE CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION CENTER (CIPC)
Date: Jul 7, 2003
Expense: $985.00
source

Destination: MAINE
Sponsor: Plum Creek Timber Company Inc
Purpose: OBSERVE SUSTAINABLE FOREST MANAGEMENT. MILL VISITS, LEARN ABOUT SELECT CUTTING, DESEASE, WOOD VARIETY FOREIGN TIMBER IMPORTS, TIMBER PROCESSING
Date: Aug 12, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,455.00
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,454.00
source

Destination: INDIA
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: FOCUS ON INDIA'S DEFENSE & FOREIGN POLICIES, MEET W/ SENIOR INDUSTRY REPS, TINK TANKS, OUTSOURCING
Date: Dec 8, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $3,256.00
source

Destination: SACRAMENTO AND ST. HELENA, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Wachovia Bank
Purpose: HIGHER EDUCATION RE AUTHORIZATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,140.80
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: ATTEND ANNUAL CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW, POLICY BRIEFINGS AND VISIT W/ S.C. COMPANIES EXHIBITING AT SHOW
Date: Jan 8, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,651.53
source

Destination: DAYTONA, FLA
Sponsor: International Speedway Corporation
Purpose: STUDY THE IMPACT OF FEDERAL TAX POLICY ON MOTOR SPORTS INFRASTRUCTURE
Date: Feb 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $821.90
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: American Association of Advertising Agencies
Purpose: IN-DEPTH BRIEFINGS ON IMPACT OF NEW DECENCY LEGISLATION IN CONGRESS ON ADVERTISING (TV & RADIO) AS WELL AS MINORITY MARKETING PRACTICES
Date: Mar 5, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $638.00
source

Destination: NY, NY
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $608.00
source

Destination: SINGAPORE
Sponsor: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Purpose: MEET W/ HIGH LEVEL OFFICIALS AT DEPT. OF HOMELAND SECURITY, DEPT. OF DEFENSE, FOREIGN MINISTRY RE: TRADE TERRORISM, MILITARY AND SECURITY ISSUES RE: U.S. SHIPS AND BUSINESS CLIMATE
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $7,256.00
source

Destination: TURKEY
Sponsor: American-Turkish Council
Purpose: DEFENSE-IT. STRIKE FIGHTER/INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CONCERNS FOR SC COMPANIES/TEXTILE EXCHANGE WITH S.C. AND U.S. TEXTILE FIRMS
Date: Aug 13, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $7,201.00
source

Destination: FRANCE
Sponsor: European Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN TRADE, SECURITY AND AVIATION MISSION INCLUDING MEETINGS W/ U.S. AMBASSADOR AND FRENCH FOREIGN MINISTER
Date: Dec 13, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $10,013.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Richard Perry.


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?

Recent Posts

  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    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.