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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.

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  • 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.

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.

Back to all reports

Safari Club International - $16,941.29 spent on 15 trips
57.9% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
42.1% spent on Republican Party

BARCIA, JAMES A - Democratic Party
March 21, 2002 - March 24, 2002 (4 days)
Las Vegas, NV
Purpose - speak at annual convention
Total Cost - $1,613.50

CHAMBLISS, SAXBY - Republican Party
February 3, 2000 - February 6, 2000 (4 days)
Reno, NV
Purpose - speaking: receiving legislator of the year
Total Cost - $1,557.50

CUNNINGHAM, RANDY DUKE - Republican Party
March 22, 2002 - March 23, 2002 (2 days)
Las Vegas, NV
Purpose - keynote speaker at dinner
Total Cost - $1,337.50

DINGELL, JOHN D - Democratic Party
January 11, 2001 - January 13, 2001 (3 days)
Las Vegas, NV
Purpose - To meet with officials on Thursday and to speak at dinner on Friday
Total Cost - $540.22

GUTKNECHT, GILBERT W JR - Republican Party
February 3, 2000 - February 6, 2000 (4 days)
Reno, NV
Purpose - SCI Annual Convention
Total Cost - $594.20

HAYES, ROBERT C (ROBIN) - Republican Party
January 22, 2004 - January 24, 2004 (3 days)
Reno, NV
Purpose - speaking engagement for Safari Club International Convention
Total Cost - $1,774.00

PETERSON, COLLIN CLARK - Democratic Party
January 11, 2001 - January 14, 2001 (4 days)
Las Vegas, NV
Purpose - fact finding - speech
Total Cost - $918.33

PETERSON, COLLIN CLARK - Democratic Party
March 22, 2002 - March 25, 2002 (4 days)
Las Vegas, NV
Purpose - conference
Total Cost - $1,614.53

PORTER, JON C SR - Republican Party
February 1, 2003 - February 2, 2003 (2 days)
Reno, NV
Purpose - Legislative Dinner
Total Cost - $143.81

REHBERG, DENNIS R - Republican Party
January 31, 2003 - February 1, 2003 (2 days)
Reno, NV
Purpose - speak at seminar of Safari Club International convention
Total Cost - $1,131.50

THOMPSON, MIKE - Democratic Party
January 31, 2003 - February 1, 2003 (2 days)
Reno, NV
Purpose - speech at the Safari club's international convention
Total Cost -

YOUNG, DON E - Republican Party
February 3, 2000 - February 6, 2000 (4 days)
Reno, NV
Purpose - speak at annual conv. And participate in legis. Workshop
Total Cost - $594.20

BAYH, EVAN - Democratic Party
March 22, 2002 - March 23, 2002 (2 days)
Las Vegas, NV
Purpose - Speech at 30th annual conference
Total Cost - $4,993.00

NELSON, E BENJAMIN - Democratic Party
January 23, 2004 - January 24, 2004 (2 days)
Reno, NV
Purpose - Speaking engagement
Total Cost - $129.00

POMBO, RICHARD - Republican Party
January 23, 2004 - January 24, 2004 (2 days)
Reno, NV - Denver, CO
Purpose - not specified
Total Cost -

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.