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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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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Craig Roberts


Total cost of 8 trips: $12,096.89


Trips traveled under the office of John Shimkus

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
Purpose: MEET WITH ISRAELI AND PALESTINIAN OFFICIALS
Date: Jun 30, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $3,004.61
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: ANNUAL CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $530.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: ATTEND BIPARTISAN CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 20, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,011.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: ATTEND CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,924.08
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: ATTEND BI-CAMERAL, BI-PARTISAN ANNUAL CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 4, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $671.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA TO SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR-THE PORTION IN SAN FRANCISCO WAS RELATED TO THE NCTA'S ANNUAL CONVENTION AND IS SPECIFIED IN A SEPARATE FILING
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,769.30
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO-SAN FRANCISCO-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN AND ATTEND THE NATIONAL CABLE & TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION'S NATIONAL CONVENTION
Date: Apr 1, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,586.90
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Craig Roberts.


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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  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

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  • 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.