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KLINE, JOHN P, Republican Party
Minnesota

Total number of trips - 4
Total cost of trips - $14,801.84

Average cost per trip - $3,700.46
Total number of days spent traveling - 19 days
Rank of representative - 364 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Public Governance Institute
Dates - February 28, 2003 - March 2, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - White Sulphur Springs, WV

Purpose - Congressional Retreat 2003
Notes - Spouse Vicki Kline accompanied. Meals included in lodging.

Travel Cost - $350.00
Lodging Cost - $1,035.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,385.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Heritage Foundation
Dates - February 3, 2005 - February 5, 2005 (3 days)
Location(s) - Baltimore, MD

Purpose - Meetings
Notes - Washington, DC - Baltimore, MD

Travel Cost - $75.60
Lodging Cost - $425.26
Meal Cost - $304.47
Other Cost - $39.41
Total Cost - $844.74

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - May 30, 2005 - June 5, 2005 (7 days)
Location(s) - Istanbul, Turkey

Purpose - To participate in a conference on Political Islam
Notes - Minneapolis, MN - Istanbul, Turkey - Minneapolis, MN Including spouse Donors: Ford Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Pew Charitable Trust, Mellon Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation

Travel Cost - $4,394.30
Lodging Cost - $2,250.00
Meal Cost - $1,200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $7,844.30

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota & the Dakotas
Dates - January 11, 2004 - January 16, 2004 (6 days)
Location(s) - Tel Aviv, Israel

Purpose - Meetings with foreign leaders, fact-finding missions
Notes - Minneapolis, MN - Tel Aviv, Israel - Minneapolis, MN Including spouse

Travel Cost - $2,087.80
Lodging Cost - $2,640.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,727.80

Additional family members - Yes

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Video games: New literacy for a complex world

Author James Paul Gee says video games are problems to solve that come with their own tools. He says they're like "an external mind," and teachers should use them in classrooms.

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