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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*

Holly Woodruff Lyons


Total cost of 5 trips: $10,481.32


Trips traveled under the office of Don Young

Destination: WASHINGTON-DULLES FOR TOULOUSE, FRANCE
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: AVIATION AND TRADE-RELATED FACT FINDING VISIT
Date: Aug 19, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $2,640.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: CONFERENCE-PANEL SPEAKER
Date: Jan 5, 2003 (9 days)
Expense: $2,408.00
source

Destination: FRANKFURT, GERMANY
Sponsor: Transrapid International USA
Purpose: FACT FINDING, BRIEFINGS & TOUR OF REST FACILITY
Date: Feb 19, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $1,237.82
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: PORT OF SEATTLE, ALASKA AIRLINES, AND BOEING CO.
Purpose: STAFF DELEGATION-OVERVIEW OF AVIATION AND INT'L TRADE ISSUES (SEE ATTACHED AGENDA)
Date: Aug 19, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $3,070.70
source

Destination: KONA, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE; CONFERENCE ATTENDEE AND PANELIST; MEETINGS WITH CHAIRMAN MICA AND AIRPORT AUTHORITIES
Date: Jan 6, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $1,124.80
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Holly Woodruff Lyons.


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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