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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

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Amistad America, Inc. - $16,704.23 spent on 9 trips
100.0% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
0.0% spent on Republican Party

CLAYTON, EVA - Democratic Party
March 23, 2000 - March 26, 2000 (4 days)
Mystic Seaport, CT - Ledyard, CT - Hartford, CT
Purpose - Educational
Total Cost - $3,443.76

CLYBURN, JAMES E - Democratic Party
March 23, 2000 - March 26, 2000 (4 days)
Mystic Seaport, CT - Ledyard, CT - Hartford, CT
Purpose - Educational
Total Cost - $2,002.88

HILLIARD, EARL F - Democratic Party
April 23, 2000 - April 26, 2000 (4 days)
Hartford, CT
Purpose - Educational
Total Cost - $1,792.10

JONES, STEPHANIE TUBBS - Democratic Party
March 23, 2000 - March 26, 2000 (4 days)
Mystic Seaport, CT
Purpose - revisit the Amistad
Total Cost - $1,794.36

LARSON, JOHN B - Democratic Party
March 23, 2000 - March 26, 2000 (4 days)
Ledyard, CT - Mystic Seaport, CT
Purpose - educational
Total Cost - $1,339.99

MEEK, CARRIE - Democratic Party
March 23, 2000 - March 26, 2000 (4 days)
Hartford, CT
Purpose - educational
Total Cost - $1,969.59

MEEKS, GREGORY W - Democratic Party
March 24, 2000 - March 25, 2000 (2 days)
Mystic Seaport, CT
Purpose - Launching of the recreated Freedom Scooner Amistad
Total Cost - $167.70

PAYNE, DONALD M - Democratic Party
March 23, 2000 - March 26, 2000 (4 days)
Mystic Seaport, CT - Ledyard, CT - Hartford, CT
Purpose - Educational
Total Cost - $3,239.36

SCOTT, ROBERT C BOBBY - Democratic Party
March 23, 2000 - March 25, 2000 (3 days)
Mystic Seaport, CT
Purpose - Educational tour for CBCF
Total Cost - $954.49

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.