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EHRLICH, ROBERT LEROY JR, Republican Party
Maryland

Total number of trips - 12
Total cost of trips - $24,638.35

Average cost per trip - $2,053.20
Total number of days spent traveling - 36 days
Rank of representative - 262 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - National Foundation of the Blind
Dates - July 7, 2000 - July 7, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Atlanta, GA

Purpose - Speak at conference
Notes -

Travel Cost - $286.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $30.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $316.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Association of Home Builders
Dates - January 16, 2000 - January 17, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Dallas, TX

Purpose - Attend board of directors meeting
Notes - No explanation of other expenses

Travel Cost - $1,535.00
Lodging Cost - $340.40
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $7.40
Total Cost - $1,882.80

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Florida Power and Light
Dates - April 17, 2000 - April 21, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - Fort Myers, FL

Purpose - Visit power plant
Notes - Spouse Kendel Ehrlich accompanied; other expense is for rental car

Travel Cost - $788.00
Lodging Cost - $806.68
Meal Cost - $77.00
Other Cost - $290.31
Total Cost - $1,961.99

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - National Chamber Foundation, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Dates - May 19, 2000 - May 20, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Leesburg, VA

Purpose - Golf tournament
Notes - Spouse kendel Ehrlich accompanied

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $367.06
Meal Cost - $210.12
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $577.18

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Consumer Electronics Association
Dates - January 5, 2000 - January 9, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Participate on a panel
Notes - Spouse Kendel Ehrlich accompanied

Travel Cost - $810.12
Lodging Cost - $1,282.64
Meal Cost - $100.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,192.76

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Inc.
Dates - February 17, 2000 - February 18, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Los Angeles, CA - Palm Springs, CA

Purpose - Meet with Universal Studio Executives
Notes - Spouse Kendel Ehrlich accompanied

Travel Cost - $2,509.34
Lodging Cost - $438.90
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,948.24

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Consumer Electronics Association
Dates - January 5, 2001 - January 8, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Speak at annual conference
Notes - Spouse Kendel Ehrlich accompanied.

Travel Cost - $838.50
Lodging Cost - $841.83
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,680.33

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Association of American Railroads
Dates - February 23, 2001 - February 25, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - Phoenix, AZ

Purpose - Participate in conference
Notes - Spouse Kendel accompanied.

Travel Cost - $250.00
Lodging Cost - $750.00
Meal Cost - $700.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,700.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Consumer Electronics Association
Dates - January 8, 2002 - January 11, 2002 (4 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - speak at annual conference
Notes - spouse Kendel S. Ehrlich accompanied.

Travel Cost - $460.00
Lodging Cost - $807.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,267.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Arctic Power
Dates - August 11, 2001 - August 14, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - AK

Purpose - Visit Arctic coastal plain
Notes - Spouse Kendel Ehrlich accompanied.

Travel Cost - $9,462.60
Lodging Cost - $500.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $9,962.60

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Maryland Classified Employees Association Inc.
Dates - October 22, 2001 - October 23, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Not specified

Purpose - Speech at conference
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $54.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $54.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Massachusetts State College Building Authority
Dates - October 14, 2001 - October 15, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Ocean City, MD

Purpose - Speak at conference
Notes - Spouse Kendel Ehrlich accompanied.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $87.20
Meal Cost - $8.25
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $95.45

Additional family members - Yes

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Minorities and Special Ed

For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.

Recent Posts

  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.
  • 06.17.15

    Teaching the Birds and the Bees

    For more than a century, Americans have been arguing about how to teach children about the birds and the bees in public schools. A new book argues that for all the fuss about sex education in America, students get precious little of it.
  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

    Coming up this fall we'll be releasing a documentary about teacher preparation - how people learn to become teachers and how they get better once they're in the classroom. This week: how do Japanese teachers learn to improve on the job?
  • 06.02.15

    Million-Dollar Teacher

    When Nancie Atwell was growing up, she never thought she’d go to college, let alone become an award-winning teacher. But a few months ago, Atwell received a $1-million-dollar global prize for her decades of teaching English and literacy skills to elementary and middle schoolers.