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The Lost Children of Katrina

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American RadioWorks |
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The Lost Children of Katrina

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Jennifer Ubelhart


Total cost of 8 trips: $10,645.90


Trips traveled under the office of Vito Fossella

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 7, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $3,900.00
source

Destination: ROCHESTER, NY UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER
Sponsor: University of Rochester
Purpose: FACT FINDING-GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION
Date: Aug 28, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $959.57
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: California Healthcare Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING - HEALTH CARE ISSUES
Date: Feb 20, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,295.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Mortgage Insurance Companies of America
Purpose: FACT-FINDING; HOUSING ISSUES
Date: Apr 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,298.62
source

Destination: NASDAQ STOCK MARKET, NEW YORK CITY & CT
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $865.11
source

Destination: UBS/PAINE WEBBER NEW YORK CITY & CT
Sponsor: UBS AG Inc
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $797.85
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: Options Clearing Corporation
Purpose: EDUCATION OF OPTIONS TRADES
Date: May 30, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $792.75
source

Destination: BOSTON (HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL)
Sponsor: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING ON ISLET CELL TRANSPLANTATION
Date: Jul 1, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $737.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jennifer Ubelhart.


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

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