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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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Trips by*

Priscilla Ross


Total cost of 6 trips: $10,052.57


Trips traveled under the office of Benjamin Cardin

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: American Psychiatric Association
Purpose: SPEAK AT THE ASSOCIATIONS ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Feb 23, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,076.03
source

Destination: RALEIGH, N.C.
Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline
Purpose: ATTEND MEETING REGARDING DRUG BENEFITS
Date: Apr 25, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $555.44
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA; RENO, NV; LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: International Game Technology
Purpose: TO PROVIDE INSIGHT INTO GAMING AND MANUFACTURING RELATED ISSUES
Date: Nov 9, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $5,346.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: American Association of Advertising Agencies
Purpose: TO LEARN ADVERTISING BUSINESS AND GAIN INSIGHT INTO CREATION AND DISTRIBUTION OF CONSUMER INFORMATION
Date: May 2, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $696.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Metropolitan Life Insurance Co
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE ON RETIREMENT SECURITY
Date: Dec 15, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,271.00
source

Destination: BOSTON
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: RETREAT ON ECONOMIC ISSUES
Date: Aug 1, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,108.10
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Priscilla Ross.


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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    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.