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The Lost Children of Katrina

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Trips by*

Patrick Souders


Total cost of 7 trips: $14,425.00


Trips traveled under the office of Richard Durbin

Destination: DALLAS/FT. WORTH, TX
Sponsor: American Airlines
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TOUR/MEETINGS
Date: Jan 3, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $750.00
source

Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FL
Sponsor: Railway Progress Institute
Purpose: SPEAK TO RPI ANNUAL MEETING
Date: Apr 16, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,785.00
source

Destination: MILWAUKEE, WI
Sponsor: MIDWEST EXPRESS AIRLINE
Purpose: MEETING WITH AIRLINE EXECUTIVES; TOUR OF FACILITIES
Date: May 25, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $375.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: International Dairy Foods Association
Purpose: PARTICIPATE ON CONGRESSIONAL STATE PANEL & TOUR WORLDWIDE FOOD EXPO
Date: Oct 18, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $880.00
source

Destination: KAUAI, HAWAII
Sponsor: AAAE/ACI
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE (PANEL PARTICIPATION)
Date: Jan 10, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $2,500.00
source

Destination: TAIWAN (REPUBLIC OF CHINA)
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING & EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Aug 17, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $5,350.00
source

Destination: KOWA, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN AVIATION ISSUES
Date: Jan 8, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $2,785.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Patrick Souders.


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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