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The Lost Children of Katrina

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Nathan Read


Total cost of 5 trips: $9,586.11


Trips traveled under the office of Marion Berry

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA - THIBODEAUX, LA
Sponsor: American Sugar Cane League
Purpose: THE PURPOSE OF THE TRIP WAS TO LEARN ABOUT THE SUGAR INDUSTRY, FROM CANE PRODUCTION AND BREEDING, TO PROCESSING AND DISTRIBUTION
Date: Nov 14, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $833.50
source

Destination: RALEIGH, NC-MEMPHIS, TN-GREENVILLE, MS-NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cotton Council
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP REGARDING COTTON PRODUCTION
Date: Aug 9, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $2,629.60
source

Destination: MONTICELLO, AR-FAYETTEVILLE, AR
Sponsor: University of Arkansas
Purpose: AGRICULTURE TOUR OF ARKANSAS
Date: Sep 9, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $857.01
source

Destination: TAIWAN, ROC-KINMEN ISLAND ROC
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT TO TAIWAN. FOCUSED SPECIFICALLY ON CROSS-STRAIT RELATIONS AND U.S.-TAIWAN DEFENSE AND TRADE RELATIONS
Date: Dec 8, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $4,300.00
source

Destination: RAPID CITY, SD - GILLETTE, WY
Sponsor: Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING - TOURED THE NORTH ANTELOPE ROCHELLE COAL MINE
Date: Jun 25, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $966.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Nathan Read.


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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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