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The Lost Children of Katrina

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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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Trips by*

James Brandell


Total cost of 10 trips: $10,569.90


Trips traveled under the office of Dave Camp

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Jan 24, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $333.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Aviation Safety Alliance
Purpose: AIRLINE SECURITY CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 15, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,119.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $624.00
source

Destination: MONTERERY, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: SOLID WASTE ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON LANDFILL GAS
Date: Mar 23, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $840.50
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: AVIATION SECURITY BRIEFING
Date: Jul 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,339.00
source

Destination: GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
Sponsor: Coalition of Service Industries
Purpose: WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION MEETINGS
Date: Feb 15, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $1,325.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: FORUM ON AVIATION INDUSTRY
Date: Jul 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,181.00
source

Destination: PHOENIX
Sponsor: Border Trade Alliance
Purpose: PANELIST FOR BORDER SECURITY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 22, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $508.40
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEF OF STAFFS RETREAT
Date: Mar 11, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $500.00
source

Destination: SAGINAW, MI-PHNOM PHEN, CAMBODIA-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: International Republican Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATED IN DEMOCRACY BUILDING SEMINARS
Date: May 23, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $2,800.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named James Brandell.


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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    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.