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    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

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    The Future of College

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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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STUPAK, BART, Democratic Party
Michigan

Total number of trips - 10
Total cost of trips - $50,691.16

Average cost per trip - $5,069.12
Total number of days spent traveling - 46 days
Rank of representative - 122 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Keystone Group
Dates - February 10, 2000 - February 14, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - Keystone, CO

Purpose - policy conference regarding electric industry
Notes -

Travel Cost - $811.00
Lodging Cost - $463.00
Meal Cost - $100.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,374.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - British Nuclear Fuels, Ltd.
Dates - May 27, 2001 - June 4, 2001 (9 days)
Location(s) - Manchester, England - London, England

Purpose - Informational trip to learn about nuclear energy, nuclear waste disposal and nuclear plant decommissioning.
Notes - spouse Laurie Stupak accompanied.

Travel Cost - $12,780.00
Lodging Cost - $1,500.00
Meal Cost - $800.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $15,080.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Williams Co.
Dates - October 25, 2001 - October 28, 2001 (4 days)
Location(s) - Tulsa, OK

Purpose - fact finding visit of Williams Co., energy industry.
Notes - Spouse Laurie Stupak accompanied - desitination not specified.

Travel Cost - $1,766.36
Lodging Cost - $292.42
Meal Cost - $21.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,079.78

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Michigan Association of Counties
Dates - August 20, 2002 - August 21, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Harbor Springs, MI

Purpose - speaking engagement for annual MAC dinner
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $180.51
Meal Cost - $45.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $225.51

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, Commonwealth Fund
Dates - January 17, 2002 - January 19, 2002 (3 days)
Location(s) - Aventura, FL

Purpose - conference
Notes - accompanied by spouse Laurie Stupak. Other costs not specified.

Travel Cost - $1,125.00
Lodging Cost - $873.00
Meal Cost - $849.84
Other Cost - $44.95
Total Cost - $2,892.79

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Democratic Leadership Council
Dates - September 12, 2003 - September 13, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Mackinac Island, MI

Purpose - Issues conference
Notes - Laurie Stupak, spouse-Other expenses are for a blanket.

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $283.82
Meal Cost - $214.42
Other Cost - $30.28
Total Cost - $528.52

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Democratic Leadership Council
Dates - March 25, 2004 - March 28, 2004 (4 days)
Location(s) - Amelia Island, FL

Purpose - DLC Spring Retreat - Issues and Policy Conference
Notes - other expenses for golf and $30 DLC

Travel Cost - $1,011.36
Lodging Cost - $1,044.00
Meal Cost - $813.32
Other Cost - $155.00
Total Cost - $3,023.68

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Keystone Center
Dates - February 18, 2004 - February 21, 2004 (4 days)
Location(s) - Keystone, CO

Purpose - Keystone Energy Board Conference - discuss energy bill and proposed reforms
Notes - spouse - Laurie Stupak

Travel Cost - $1,692.08
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $40.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,732.08

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Nuclear Energy Institute
Dates - May 24, 2003 - June 1, 2003 (9 days)
Location(s) - Barcelona, Spain - Paris, France

Purpose - Tour of Spanish and French nuclear facilities and discussions with industry officials
Notes - Washington, DC - Barcelona, Spain - Paris, France - Green Bay, WI Including spouse Personal Expenses: 5/30 - 6/1

Travel Cost - $13,518.52
Lodging Cost - $2,307.96
Meal Cost - $3,952.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $19,778.48

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - JFK School of Government Harvard Univ
Dates - January 16, 2003 - January 19, 2003 (4 days)
Location(s) - Aventura, FL - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Purpose - Bipartisan Congressional Health Policy Conference
Notes - Congressman: Atlanta, GA - Ft Lauderdale, FL - Aventura, FL - Green Bay, WI Mrs. Stupak: Green Bay, WI - Ft Lauderdale - Aventura, FL - Green Bay, WI Including spouse

Travel Cost - $1,488.50
Lodging Cost - $1,315.32
Meal Cost - $1,082.60
Other Cost - $89.90
Total Cost - $3,976.32

Additional family members - Yes

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.