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National Parks Conservation Association - $30,748.07 spent on 9 trips
28.6% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
71.4% spent on Republican Party

BAIRD, BRIAN - Democratic Party
August 8, 2001 - August 18, 2001 (11 days)
Denali, AK
Purpose - Educational
Total Cost - $2,245.50

CASTLE, MICHAEL N - Republican Party
August 8, 2001 - August 14, 2001 (7 days)
AK
Purpose - Fact-finding
Total Cost - $4,653.06

GILCHREST, WAYNE T - Republican Party
August 9, 2000 - August 16, 2000 (8 days)
Anchorage, AK - Denali, AK - Healy, AK - Kenai, AK - Anchorage, AK
Purpose -
Total Cost - $5,014.06

GOODLATTE, ROBERT W - Republican Party
August 9, 2000 - August 16, 2000 (8 days)
Anchorage, AK - Denali, AK - Healy, AK - Kenai Fjords, AK
Purpose - congressional Alaska trip for protecting parks
Total Cost - $5,091.06

HOEFFEL, JOSEPH M - Democratic Party
February 14, 2003 - February 17, 2003 (4 days)
Yellowstone National Park, WY
Co-sponsor(s): Greater Yellowstone Coalition
Purpose - Yellowstone National Park - winter use issue.
Total Cost - $2,722.00

HOLT, RUSH - Democratic Party
February 14, 2003 - February 19, 2003 (6 days)
Yellowstone National Park, WY
Co-sponsor(s): Greater Yellowstone Coalition
Purpose - Viewing the effects of snowmobiling in Yellowstone National Park.
Total Cost - $2,615.00

KOLBE, JIM - Republican Party
August 9, 2000 - August 16, 2000 (8 days)
Anchorage, AK
Purpose - national parks site visits
Total Cost - $2,046.29

MCINNIS, SCOTT - Republican Party
August 8, 2001 - August 14, 2001 (7 days)
AK
Purpose - fact finding
Total Cost - $5,141.10

RAHALL, NICK J II - Democratic Party
February 14, 2003 - February 17, 2003 (4 days)
Idaho Falls, ID
Co-sponsor(s): Greater Yellowstone Coalition
Purpose - fact-finding
Total Cost - $1,220.00

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

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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

    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.