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The Lost Children of Katrina

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Ronald Whitaker


Total cost of 7 trips: $16,902.13


Trips traveled under the office of Ander Crenshaw

Destination: PEOPLES REPUBLIC OF CHINA AND HONG KONG
Sponsor: US-Asia Institute
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 4, 2001 (15 days)
Expense: $9,000.00
source

Destination: JACKSONVILLE, ORLANDO, KEYWEST, FLORIDA
Sponsor: FLORIDA MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION FLORIDA MUNICIPAL POWER AGENCY
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT PUBLIC POWER AND
Date: Feb 18, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,708.59
source

Destination: DENVER, CO-MOAB,UT-SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Sponsor: Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO SEE FIRSTHAND OIL AND GAS OPERATIONS IN PUBLIC ANDPRIVATE LANDS OF THE WESTERN UNITED STATES.
Date: Jun 30, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,121.05
source


Trips traveled under the office of Dan Miller

Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose:
Date: Oct 26, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,323.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: American Farm Bureau Federation and affiliates
Purpose: AGRICULTURE CONFERENCE
Date: Nov 29, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $431.49
source

Destination: ORLANDO FLORIDA
Sponsor: International Dairy Foods Association
Purpose: SIT ON PANEL
Date: Feb 12, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,133.00
source

Destination: MIAMI HOMESTEAD, CLEWISTON, FLORIDA
Sponsor: American Farm Bureau Federation and affiliates
Purpose: AGRICULTURE EDUCATION
Date: Feb 17, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,185.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Ronald Whitaker.


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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