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The Lost Children of Katrina

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

David Russell


Total cost of 8 trips: $25,250.80


Trips traveled under the office of Ted Stevens

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: National Fisheries Institute
Purpose: REMARKS GIVEN TO MEETING OF NATIONAL FISHERIES INSTITUTE
Date: Oct 4, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $135.66
source

Destination: KONA, HAWAII
Sponsor: AAAE/ACI-NA LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS
Purpose: AVIATION SECURITY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 5, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $4,495.04
source

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

Destination: PARIS, FRANCE
Sponsor: European Institute
Purpose: AVIATION & TRANSPORTATION SECURITY
Date: Dec 15, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $11,717.89
source

Destination: HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF AIRPORT EXECUTIVES-LEGISLATIVE ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 10, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $2,560.75
source

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Republican Main Street Partnership
Purpose: POLICY RETREAT
Date: Sep 10, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,221.55
source

Destination: KONA, HI
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 8, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $3,075.40
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Republican Main Street Partnership
Purpose: POLICY RETREAT
Date: Sep 27, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $590.51
source



* - Trips by all travelers named David Russell.


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.