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KENNEDY, EDWARD MOORE, Democratic Party
Massachusetts

Total number of trips - 4
Total cost of trips - $25,655.90

Average cost per trip - $6,413.98
Total number of days spent traveling - 10 days
Rank of representative - 252 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Directors Guild of America
Dates - December 10, 2000 - December 11, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - To receive an award from the guild
Notes -

Travel Cost - $512.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $512.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - L'Oreal
Dates - November 14, 2002 - November 19, 2002 (6 days)
Location(s) - Paris, France

Purpose - Visit to the Louvre for the opening of the Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Years
Notes -

Travel Cost - $10,316.13
Lodging Cost - $9,931.75
Meal Cost - $1,180.92
Other Cost - $727.40
Total Cost - $22,156.20

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Sunbelt Communications Co
Dates - October 12, 2004 - October 12, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Tucson, AZ

Purpose - Speech/remarks at University of Arizona
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,227.70
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,227.70

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - AFL-CIO
Dates - July 25, 2005 - July 25, 2005 (1 days)
Location(s) - Not specified

Purpose - Remarks/speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,760.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,760.00

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Kids playing video games. Photo: sean dreilinger via Flickr.

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.

Recent Posts

  • 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.
  • 05.28.15

    Divestment on Campus

    Across the world, college students are urging their institutions to “divest” from fossil fuels. This week we ask: is the divestment movement working?