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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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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Peggy Peterson


Total cost of 12 trips: $16,055.50


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Oxley

Destination: TRUMBULL, CONNECTICUT
Sponsor: National Association of Securities Dealers
Purpose: REVIEW STATUS OF DECIMAL STOCK PRICING
Date: Mar 24, 2000
Expense: $441.35
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: OPENING OF CAPITAL MARKETS 9/17
Date: Sep 17, 2001
Expense: $398.00
source

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: DISCUSS FINANCIAL SERVICES/SECURITIES ISSUES AND COMMITTEE AGENDA
Date: Apr 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $2,544.83
source

Destination: LAGUARDIA
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: REVIEW CAPITAL MARKET STRUCTURE DISCUSS ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION
Date: Oct 10, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $754.28
source

Destination: NY
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: DISCUSS MARKET STRUCTURE ISSUES ATTEND SARBANES - OXLEY AWARD DINNER
Date: Nov 3, 2003
Expense: $611.71
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: National Association of Securities Dealers
Purpose: SECURITIES REGULATORY ISSUES SEMINAR
Date: Dec 4, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,351.00
source

Destination: NY
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: ACCOMPANY CHAIRMAN FOR SPEECH
Date: Feb 2, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,056.42
source

Destination: NY
Sponsor: PRACTICING LAW INSTITUTE
Purpose: SPEAK TO CONFERENCE ON MUTUAL FUND ISSUES
Date: Apr 22, 2004
Expense: $291.00
source

Destination: ZURICH
Sponsor: Government of Switzerland
Purpose: MEET WITH SWISS GOVERNMENT AND INDUSTRY OFFICIALS ON INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES ISSUES
Date: Jun 26, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $5,461.79
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: Ripon Society and Ripon Educational Fund
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN 2004 NATIONAL LISTENING TOUR
Date: Aug 1, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,705.36
source

Destination: NY
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: SPEAK AT CATASTROPHIC BOND CONFERENCE
Date: Oct 21, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,173.23
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE REGULATORY CONFERENCE-SPEAK AND PANEL DISCUSSION
Date: Jun 22, 2005
Expense: $266.53
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Peggy Peterson.


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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  • 04.08.15

    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

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