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SKELTON, IKE, Democratic Party
Missouri

Total number of trips - 5
Total cost of trips - $2,570.03

Average cost per trip - $514.01
Total number of days spent traveling - 6 days
Rank of representative - 543 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Military Order of the World Wars
Dates - August 11, 2000 - August 11, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Kansas City, MO

Purpose - speaking engagement
Notes - "lodging" has a +/- beside it and a star; traveled with wife, Susie Skelton

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $105.00
Meal Cost - $66.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $171.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Grand Lodge of Missouri
Dates - April 28, 2001 - April 29, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - St. Louis, MO

Purpose - guest speaker Grand Masters breakfast
Notes -

Travel Cost - $577.50
Lodging Cost - $123.96
Meal Cost - $30.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $731.46

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Air Force Sergeants Assn
Dates - August 24, 2004 - August 24, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Columbus, OH

Purpose - Receive award
Notes - Kansas City, MO - Columbus, OH - Kansas City, MO

Travel Cost - $201.88
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $201.88

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Missouri Order of the World Wars
Dates - August 20, 2004 - August 20, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Kansas City, MO

Purpose - Speaker at the group's annual dinner
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $99.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $99.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - BAE Systems
Dates - July 12, 2004 - July 12, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Johnson City, NY

Purpose - Fact finding trip - tour facility
Notes - Washington, DC - Johnson City, NY - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $1,217.19
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $149.50
Total Cost - $1,366.69

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
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How to help students hope

A polling expert finds students less engaged with school as they get older. Brandon Busteed from Gallup Education says if schools taught to strengths instead of weaknesses, more students would be successful in school and in life.

Recent Posts

  • 10.21.14

    Making it stick

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  • 10.14.14

    What teachers need

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with author Elizabeth Green about her new book, Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone).
  • 10.07.14

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    Education correspondent Emily Hanford continues her conversation with Dana Goldstein, author of The Teacher Wars.
  • 10.01.14

    Teaching: The most embattled profession

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with bestselling author Dana Goldstein about her new book, The Teacher Wars.