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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

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*

Amy Wolfrum


Total cost of 6 trips: $5,804.46


Trips traveled under the office of Robert Borski

Destination: 5/31-BACKGROUND BRIEFING, Q&A, 6/1-ISSUE BRIEFING, TOUR OF ENTIRE YUCCA MOUNTAIN SITE, Q&A, DISCUSSION, 6/2-TRAVEL BACK TO DC
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: TO COMPLETELY EXPLORE & DISCUSS NUCLEAR WASTE ISSUES & THE PROPOSED YUCCA MOUNTAIN REPOSITORY SITE
Date: May 31, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,209.50
source

Destination: CITY OF MESA - DC
Sponsor: American Gas Association
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT NATURAL GAS AND PIPELINE SAFETY
Date: Apr 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,028.26
source

Destination: 7/2/01-TOUR OF COAL LOADING FAC. & TOWBOAT DEMO, 7/3-LONGWALL COALMINE TOUR
Sponsor: NATIONAL MINING ASSOCIATION AND AMERICAN WATERWAYS OPERATORS
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT TOWBOAT OPERATIONS & LONGWALL COAL MINING
Date: Jul 2, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $303.95
source

Destination: IDAHO - DC
Sponsor: SAVE OUR WILD SALMON & NATIONAL WILDLIFE FEDERATION
Purpose: FACT FINDING, EDUCATIONAL TOUR OF ESSENTIAL SALMON HABITAT AND EFFECT OF SNAKE RIVER DAMS
Date: Aug 26, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,594.75
source

Destination: AIRLE
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: TO ATTEND A CONFERENCE REGARDING CURRENT ENVIRONMENTAL AND HUMAN HEALTH ISSUES
Date: Mar 24, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $460.00
source

Destination: KIAWAH, SC
Sponsor: RAIL PROGRESS INSTITUTE AND AMTRAK
Purpose: TO ATTEND PASSENGER RAIL CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 2, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $1,208.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Amy Wolfrum.


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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