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Divestment protest at University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 4, 2014. Photo: Light Brigade on Flickr.

Divestment on Campus

Across the world, college students are urging their institutions to “divest” from fossil fuels. This week we ask: is the divestment movement working?

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    Exposing Conditions at Native Schools

    There are 183 federally-run Bureau of Indian Education schools in the nation, and about a third of these are in poor condition. Some students at BIE schools deal with poorly-insulated classrooms, holes in the roof, rodents, and other issues on a daily basis.
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    Green Teachers

    A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.

American RadioWorks |
Divestment protest at University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 4, 2014. Photo: Light Brigade on Flickr.

Divestment on Campus

Across the world, college students are urging their institutions to “divest” from fossil fuels. This week we ask: is the divestment movement working?

Recent Posts

  • 05.20.15

    Can how you move change how you think?

    Scientists have long thought of the brain as a “control center” for the body – a kind of computer that dictates how we move. But what if how we walk and stand and gesture could actually change how we think?
  • 05.12.15

    Forest Schools

    What if one day a week, school was in the woods? On the podcast, Emily Hanford takes us to Vermont to understand why teachers wanted to take their students into the forest, and what the kids -- and the teachers -- are learning from it.
  • 05.06.15

    Exposing Conditions at Native Schools

    There are 183 federally-run Bureau of Indian Education schools in the nation, and about a third of these are in poor condition. Some students at BIE schools deal with poorly-insulated classrooms, holes in the roof, rodents, and other issues on a daily basis.
  • 04.29.15

    Green Teachers

    A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.

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BOYD, F ALLEN JR, Democratic Party
Florida

Total number of trips - 7
Total cost of trips - $10,245.35

Average cost per trip - $1,463.62
Total number of days spent traveling - 18 days
Rank of representative - 428 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Moneytree, Inc. --Dennis Basford, Moneytree CEO
Dates - June 13, 2002 - June 16, 2002 (4 days)
Location(s) - Alder, MT

Purpose - informative/discussion leader at town hall meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,274.50
Lodging Cost - $1,200.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,474.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation
Dates - March 8, 2002 - March 10, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - GA

Purpose - informative
Notes -

Travel Cost - $689.00
Lodging Cost - $1,300.00
Meal Cost - $400.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,389.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Dee Dot Timberlands
Dates - January 22, 2000 - January 24, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Jacksonville, FL

Purpose - Fact finding
Notes - Letter attached: "estimating the lowest first class air travel from Washington to Jacksonville is the responsibility of your office"

Travel Cost - $1,132.00
Lodging Cost - $59.00
Meal Cost - $56.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,247.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Dairy Farmers of America
Dates - October 17, 2003 - October 19, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - MN - SD

Purpose - Fact finding/agricultural education
Notes - Other costs are for guides and licenses

Travel Cost - $1,211.00
Lodging Cost - $128.40
Meal Cost - $33.00
Other Cost - $965.00
Total Cost - $2,337.40

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Farm Bureau Federation
Dates - January 8, 2001 - January 8, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - Speech on FQPA
Notes - Other costs are for parking at hotel

Travel Cost - $210.75
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $10.00
Total Cost - $220.75

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Dee Dot Timberlands
Dates - November 7, 2003 - November 9, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Jacksonville, FL

Purpose - round table discussions/fact-finding
Notes -

Travel Cost - $900.00
Lodging Cost - $59.00
Meal Cost - $90.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,049.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Alabama Electric Co-Op
Dates - August 26, 2004 - August 26, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Montgomery, AL

Purpose - Featured speaker at AE Co-Op's board mtg. Meet & greet w/ board members in Montgomery (AE & West FL Electric Co-Op members)
Notes - Tallahassee, FL - Montgomery, AL

Travel Cost - $527.70
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $527.70

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Divestment protest at University of Wisconsin-Madison, April 4, 2014. Photo: Light Brigade on Flickr.

Divestment on Campus

Across the world, college students are urging their institutions to “divest” from fossil fuels. This week we ask: is the divestment movement working?

Recent Posts

  • 05.20.15

    Can how you move change how you think?

    Scientists have long thought of the brain as a “control center” for the body – a kind of computer that dictates how we move. But what if how we walk and stand and gesture could actually change how we think?
  • 05.12.15

    Forest Schools

    What if one day a week, school was in the woods? On the podcast, Emily Hanford takes us to Vermont to understand why teachers wanted to take their students into the forest, and what the kids -- and the teachers -- are learning from it.
  • 05.06.15

    Exposing Conditions at Native Schools

    There are 183 federally-run Bureau of Indian Education schools in the nation, and about a third of these are in poor condition. Some students at BIE schools deal with poorly-insulated classrooms, holes in the roof, rodents, and other issues on a daily basis.
  • 04.29.15

    Green Teachers

    A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.