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SHERWOOD, DONALD L, Republican Party
Pennsylvania

Total number of trips - 4
Total cost of trips - $8,006.89

Average cost per trip - $2,001.72
Total number of days spent traveling - 9 days
Rank of representative - 458 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Vern Moyer, President of Moyer Aviation
Dates - June 4, 2000 - June 4, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Not specified

Purpose - Discuss airport expansion and new road site
Notes - No specific location specified

Travel Cost - $678.21
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $678.21

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Klamath Alliance for Resources & Environment
Dates - June 8, 2001 - June 10, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - CA

Purpose - Educational examination of forestry resources
Notes - Spouse Carol Sherwood. Location not specified.[assumed destination]

Travel Cost - $1,356.00
Lodging Cost - $334.16
Meal Cost - $140.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,830.16

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - National Milk Producers Federation
Dates - November 2, 2003 - November 4, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - To attend, participate an be the guest speaker at the National Milk Producers Federation Convention and Annual Meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $934.50
Lodging Cost - $439.02
Meal Cost - $165.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,538.52

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Dairy Farmers of America
Dates - October 20, 2004 - October 21, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Portales, NM - Kansas City, MO

Purpose - Tour of DariConcepts MPC Plant and DFA Member Dairy Farms in Portales, New Mexico and DFA Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri
Notes - Scranton, PA - Clovis, NM/Clovis, NM - Kansas City, MO/Kansas City, MO - Scranton, PA

Travel Cost - $3,692.00
Lodging Cost - $178.00
Meal Cost - $90.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,960.00

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Image via Wikimedia Commons.

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.