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HILLEARY, VAN, Republican Party
Tennessee

Total number of trips - 4
Total cost of trips - $22,294.90

Average cost per trip - $5,573.73
Total number of days spent traveling - 19 days
Rank of representative - 279 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Asian Forum on Japan
Dates - December 18, 2000 - December 26, 2000 (9 days)
Location(s) - Tokyo, Japan

Purpose - AJF seminar w/ members of the Japanese Diet
Notes - Accompanied by wife Meredith B. Hilleary

Travel Cost - $10,020.84
Lodging Cost - $1,931.65
Meal Cost - $1,780.41
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $13,732.90

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Dates - December 26, 2000 - January 2, 2001 (8 days)
Location(s) - Tokyo, Japan - Taipei, Taiwan

Purpose - Attending seminar, fact-finding and educational visit
Notes - Accompanied by wife Meredith B. Hilleary

Travel Cost - $5,630.00
Lodging Cost - $1,450.00
Meal Cost - $850.00
Other Cost - $260.00
Total Cost - $8,190.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - January 5, 2001 - January 5, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Baltimore, MD

Purpose - Educational conference
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $122.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $122.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Rifle Association
Dates - March 24, 2002 - March 24, 2002 (1 days)
Location(s) - Bristol, VA

Purpose - speech
Notes - spouse Meredith Hilleary accompanied.

Travel Cost - $250.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $250.00

Additional family members - Yes

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Talking About Race in Schools

Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.

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  • 07.02.15

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    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?