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The Lost Children of Katrina

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Trips by*

M H Sirh


Total cost of 9 trips: $20,915.38


Trips traveled under the office of Thomas Davis

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MEETING - CONSUMER PRODUCTS EDUCATIONAL TRIP
Date: Jan 5, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,273.13
source

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: ECONOMIC/EDUCATION
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $459.50
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: STAFF VISIT - BRIEFINGS
Date: Apr 15, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,290.41
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW - TECH TRADE SHOW
Date: Jan 5, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $364.50
source

Destination: BRAZIL
Sponsor: Brazil-US Business Council
Purpose: FACT FINDING - TRADE
Date: Jun 2, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $8,042.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: TECHNOLOGY TRADE SHOW
Date: Jan 7, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,157.65
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE/SENATE PLANNING CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $660.00
source

Destination: BELGIUM
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: COMMERCIAL AVIATION, TRADE FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 1, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $5,379.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: MAJOR TECHNOLOGY CONVENTION, LEADERS IN TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM
Date: Jan 7, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,289.19
source



* - Trips by all travelers named M H Sirh.


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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