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    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

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    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.

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Candidates for teaching jobs in Washington, D.C. complete a writing sample as part of their interview. Photo: Emily Hanford, from ARW's "Testing Teachers" documentary

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.

Recent Posts

  • 04.22.15

    The First Gen Movement

    Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.
  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.

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SCOTT, ROBERT C BOBBY, Democratic Party
Virginia

Total number of trips - 6
Total cost of trips - $4,396.56

Average cost per trip - $732.76
Total number of days spent traveling - 15 days
Rank of representative - 510 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Amistad America, Inc.
Dates - March 23, 2000 - March 25, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Mystic Seaport, CT

Purpose - Educational tour for CBCF
Notes -

Travel Cost - $500.69
Lodging Cost - $224.00
Meal Cost - $173.80
Other Cost - $56.00
Total Cost - $954.49

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - New York Stock Exchange, Bell Atlantic, Humpty Dumpty Institute
Dates - June 16, 2000 - June 18, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Educational trip to New York City with Congressional Black Caucus
Notes -

Travel Cost - $160.40
Lodging Cost - $445.68
Meal Cost - $45.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $651.08

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Dates - April 19, 2002 - April 19, 2002 (1 days)
Location(s) - Leesburg, VA

Purpose - retreat
Notes - lodging includes meals. [assumed destination]

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $299.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $299.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Dates - October 24, 2003 - October 26, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Purpose - tri-caucus retreat
Notes -

Travel Cost - $189.09
Lodging Cost - $549.70
Meal Cost - $424.68
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,163.47

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Bar Assn
Dates - August 10, 2004 - August 12, 2004 (3 days)
Location(s) - Charlotte, NC

Purpose - Speaker
Notes - Washington, DC - Charlotte, NC - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $646.76
Lodging Cost - $283.76
Meal Cost - $100.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,030.52

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - NAACP
Dates - July 10, 2004 - July 11, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Philadelphia, PA

Purpose - Speaker
Notes - "Travel Not Reimbursed". [assumed destination]

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $298.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $298.00

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Candidates for teaching jobs in Washington, D.C. complete a writing sample as part of their interview. Photo: Emily Hanford, from ARW's "Testing Teachers" documentary

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.

Recent Posts

  • 04.22.15

    The First Gen Movement

    Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.
  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.