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American RadioWorks |
Wordle of responses to our Public Insight Network query on adjuncts.

Adjuncts Unite

What would higher education look like without adjunct professors? That’s what a grass-roots group of academics is trying to prove by holding a National Adjunct Walk-out Day on February 25.

Recent Posts

  • 02.19.15

    To Test or Not to Test?

    Sometime in the next few weeks, Senate Republicans and Democrats will vote to reauthorize The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. On the podcast this week, we talk to two education advocates who differ on how and when we should test our kids.
  • 02.11.15

    Looking back: An Imperfect Revolution

    In June 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down school desegregation plans that look at students’ race. This week on the podcast, we’re featuring our 2007 documentary, “An Imperfect Revolution: Voices from the Desegregation Era,"
  • 02.04.15

    Are HBCUs the Key to Producing More African American Physicians?

    We talk to a Dallas doctor who thinks HBCUs may be the best pathways for African Americans interested in careers in medicine.
  • 01.28.15

    Boosting Black Male Student Achievement

    The Minneapolis Public School District created an Office of Black Male Student Achievement earlier this year. One goal of the office is to help young African American men graduate from high school in greater numbers.

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BEAN, MELISSA L, Democratic Party
Illinois

Total number of trips - 4
Total cost of trips - $6,834.82

Average cost per trip - $1,708.71
Total number of days spent traveling - 11 days
Rank of representative - 473 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Common Wealth Fund JFK School of Govt
Dates - January 12, 2005 - January 16, 2005 (5 days)
Location(s) - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Purpose - To attend Bipartisan Congressional Health Policy Conference
Notes - Chicago, IL - Ft Lauderdale, FL - Aventura, FL - Ft Lauderdale, FL - Chicago, IL Personal Expense 1/12

Travel Cost - $1,118.36
Lodging Cost - $1,473.39
Meal Cost - $932.40
Other Cost - $145.96
Total Cost - $3,670.11

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - NYSE
Dates - March 7, 2005 - March 8, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Congressional Member Visit
Notes - Chicago, IL - New York, NY -- Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $497.20
Lodging Cost - $358.39
Meal Cost - $46.47
Other Cost - $123.80
Total Cost - $1,025.86

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Chicago Board Options Exchange, Chicago Board of Trade, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Chicago Stock Exchange
Dates - April 18, 2005 - April 19, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - not specified
Notes - [assumed destination]

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $151.74
Other Cost - $200.00
Total Cost - $351.74

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Democratic Leadership Council
Dates - April 29, 2005 - April 30, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - DLC spring retreat
Notes - Washington, DC - New Orleans, LA

Travel Cost - $1,313.10
Lodging Cost - $283.37
Meal Cost - $179.64
Other Cost - $11.00
Total Cost - $1,787.11

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Wordle of responses to our Public Insight Network query on adjuncts.

Adjuncts Unite

What would higher education look like without adjunct professors? That’s what a grass-roots group of academics is trying to prove by holding a National Adjunct Walk-out Day on February 25.

Recent Posts

  • 02.19.15

    To Test or Not to Test?

    Sometime in the next few weeks, Senate Republicans and Democrats will vote to reauthorize The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. On the podcast this week, we talk to two education advocates who differ on how and when we should test our kids.
  • 02.11.15

    Looking back: An Imperfect Revolution

    In June 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down school desegregation plans that look at students’ race. This week on the podcast, we’re featuring our 2007 documentary, “An Imperfect Revolution: Voices from the Desegregation Era,"
  • 02.04.15

    Are HBCUs the Key to Producing More African American Physicians?

    We talk to a Dallas doctor who thinks HBCUs may be the best pathways for African Americans interested in careers in medicine.
  • 01.28.15

    Boosting Black Male Student Achievement

    The Minneapolis Public School District created an Office of Black Male Student Achievement earlier this year. One goal of the office is to help young African American men graduate from high school in greater numbers.