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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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  • 04.01.15

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Patrick Thompson


Total cost of 9 trips: $13,097.04


Trips traveled under the office of Barbara Cubin

Destination:
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,934.77
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - ANNAPOLIS, MD - ARLINGTON, VA
Sponsor: Verizon Communications Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE
Date: May 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $751.50
source

Destination: KALISPELL, MT
Sponsor: Independent Telephone and Telecommunications Alliance
Purpose: MEMBER COMPANY TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 12, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $984.21
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. - FARMINGTON, PA - ARLINGTON, VA
Sponsor: ALCATEL, AMAZON.COM, ASSOCIATION FOR COMPETITIVE TECHNOLOGY, AT&T, SPRINT, ELECTRONIC INDUSTRIES ALLIANCE, INFINEON, LEVEL (3), LUCENT, MICROSOFT, NCTA, SBCA, VONTU AND YAHOO!
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE ON THE INTERNET
Date: Mar 5, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $802.15
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: UNITED STATES TELECOM ASSOCIATION, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS, AND THE CALIFORNIA TECHNOLOGY AND INTERNET ASSOCIATION
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,911.58
source

Destination: DENVER, CO
Sponsor: Echostar Corporation
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Jun 4, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,052.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: SES Americom
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Dec 15, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,063.89
source

Destination: LONGBOAT KEY, FL
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,685.79
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,911.15
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Patrick Thompson.


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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  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.
  • 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.