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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 |
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The Lost Children of Katrina

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Patrick Wilson


Total cost of 5 trips: $6,020.66


Trips traveled under the office of Donald Manzullo

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-CAMBRIDGE, MD-ARLINGTON, VA
Sponsor: Telecommunications Industry Association
Purpose: TRAVELED TO ATTEND THE TIA'S SPRING POLICY SUMMIT, FOCUSED ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION, PENDING LITIGATION AND THE POTENTIAL FOR PATENT REFORM
Date: Apr 8, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $604.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Mike Pence

Destination: DEPART DCA MAY 5 IN ROUTE TO ORD RETURN MAY 7TH
Sponsor: Food Marketing Institute
Purpose: ATTEND THE ANNUAL GMA EXPO & FACILITY TOURS
Date: May 5, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $852.80
source

Destination: NY
Sponsor: New York Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: ENERGY SEMINAR
Date: Jun 22, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $396.00
source

Destination: IAD-LAX-TPE-HKG-TPE-LAX-IAD
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND EDUCATION
Date: Aug 18, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $2,875.00
source

Destination: IAD-BERLIN, GERMANY AND RETURN
Sponsor: American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
Purpose: ATTEND THE ASPEN INSTITUTE CONF. ON TERRORISM
Date: Sep 28, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,292.86
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Patrick Wilson.


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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