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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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POE, TED, Republican Party
Texas

Total number of trips - 6
Total cost of trips - $3,210.00

Average cost per trip - $535.00
Total number of days spent traveling - 11 days
Rank of representative - 530 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Victim Services Center
Dates - July 7, 2005 - July 8, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - Luncheon/speaking engagement centered on Congressman Poe. Keynote speaker for Victim Services Center )Serving Crime Victims"
Notes - Houston, TX - Orlando, FL - Houston, TX

Travel Cost - $336.40
Lodging Cost - $189.54
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $525.94

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Prosecuting Attorney's Council of Georgia
Dates - July 23, 2005 - July 24, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Jacksonville, FL

Purpose - Speaker at their 2005 Summer Conference Topic: Creative Sentencing
Notes - Washington, DC - Jacksonville, FL - Houston, TX

Travel Cost - $630.40
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $630.40

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Polygraph Assn
Dates - August 4, 2005 - August 5, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - San Antonio, TX

Purpose - Featured speaker at the American Polygraph Association banquet for their 40th annual seminar in San Antonio
Notes - Houston - San Antonio - Houston

Travel Cost - $214.40
Lodging Cost - $115.58
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $100.00
Total Cost - $429.98

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Texas State Bondsman Conference
Dates - November 11, 2005 - November 12, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - San Antonio, TX

Purpose - Speaker for conference
Notes - Houston, TX - San Antonio, TX - Houston, TX

Travel Cost - $152.40
Lodging Cost - $173.08
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $325.48

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Victim Assistance Administrators & State Crime Compensation Programs, State Crime Victim Compensation Programs
Dates - November 4, 2005 - November 4, 2005 (1 days)
Location(s) - Albuquerque, NM

Purpose - Keynote speaker at their annual conference held in Albuquerque, NM. Topic: Crime, victims' rights caucus
Notes - Washington, DC - Albuquerque, NM - Houston, TX

Travel Cost - $790.10
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $790.10

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance (COVA)
Dates - November 13, 2005 - November 14, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Denver, CO

Purpose - Keynote speaker at their annual conference
Notes - Houston, TX - Denver, CO / Denver, CO - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $413.10
Lodging Cost - $95.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $508.10

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |
Photo: Daniel Buchanan

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

    Why do we remember some things, and forget others? That's what author Peter Brown and psychologists Henry Roediger and Mark McDaniel set out to answer in their new book Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning.
  • 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

    Intelligence is achievable and other lessons from The Teacher Wars

    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.