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NORWOOD, CHARLES W, Republican Party
Georgia

Total number of trips - 12
Total cost of trips - $25,942.56

Average cost per trip - $2,161.88
Total number of days spent traveling - 38 days
Rank of representative - 249 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Georgia Dental Association
Dates - July 28, 2000 - July 31, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Amelia Island, FL

Purpose - Speaking engagement
Notes - Took wife Gloria Norwood

Travel Cost - $790.00
Lodging Cost - $334.00
Meal Cost - $170.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,294.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Tennessee Dental Association
Dates - May 18, 2000 - May 19, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - TN

Purpose - to address their members
Notes - no destination listed. [assumed destination]

Travel Cost - $793.00
Lodging Cost - $140.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $933.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Dental Association
Dates - August 16, 2001 - August 19, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - Denver, CO

Purpose -
Notes - No purpose specified - accompanied by spouse Gloria Norwood

Travel Cost - $4,414.00
Lodging Cost - $546.12
Meal Cost - $100.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,060.12

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Reliant Energy
Dates - December 26, 2001 - December 28, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - Houston, TX

Purpose - Breakfast briefing and hunting excursion
Notes -

Travel Cost - $691.50
Lodging Cost - $84.00
Meal Cost - $80.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $855.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - University of North Carolina Dental School
Dates - May 20, 2001 - May 20, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Chapel Hill, NC

Purpose - Commencement address
Notes - No location specified - accompanied by spouse Gloria Norwood

Travel Cost - $1,377.60
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $28.62
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,406.22

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Lung Association, American Thoracic Society
Dates - May 18, 2002 - May 20, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - Not specified

Purpose - Serve as Plenary Speaker
Notes - accompanied by spouse Gloria Norwood

Travel Cost - $2,333.00
Lodging Cost - $238.00
Meal Cost - $100.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,671.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - National Cable Television Association
Dates - May 4, 2002 - May 7, 2002 (4 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - attend cable 2002 convention, speech at public policy lunch
Notes - accompanied by spouse Gloria Norwood. [assumed destintion]

Travel Cost - $1,968.00
Lodging Cost - $1,030.80
Meal Cost - $751.39
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,750.19

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Brown University Public Policy Forum
Dates - April 4, 2002 - April 5, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Providence, RI

Purpose - speech
Notes - other expenses include taxi. Brown University

Travel Cost - $1,565.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $30.00
Total Cost - $1,595.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Rhode Island Medical Association
Dates - November 1, 2003 - November 3, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Providence, RI - Atlanta, GA

Purpose - RIMS conference-keynote speech
Notes - Spouse, Mrs. Gloria Norwood-speaker's gift, public transportation-other

Travel Cost - $1,851.00
Lodging Cost - $378.56
Meal Cost - $106.43
Other Cost - $88.40
Total Cost - $2,424.39

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - American Dental Association
Dates - October 23, 2003 - October 27, 2003 (5 days)
Location(s) - San Francisco, CA

Purpose - Speak at ADA Annual Meeting
Notes - Spouse, Mrs. Gloria Norwood accompanied.

Travel Cost - $1,364.00
Lodging Cost - $1,072.40
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,436.40

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government
Dates - January 16, 2003 - January 19, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Aventura, FL

Purpose - participate in Health Policy Conference
Notes - Spouse, Mrs. Gloria Norwood accompanied. Other costs are for conference jacket and tote bag.

Travel Cost - $1,177.00
Lodging Cost - $1,315.32
Meal Cost - $979.47
Other Cost - $44.95
Total Cost - $3,516.74

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology)
Dates - June 5, 2004 - June 7, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - 2004 Public Service Award
Notes - Washington, DC - New Orleans - Washington, DC This information is from a House of Representatives personal financial disclosure report and does not include dollar amounts.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost -

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.