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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

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    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).
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Nature Conservancy - $64,197.37 spent on 4 trips
49.9% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
50.1% spent on Republican Party

SPRATT, JOHN MCKEE JR - Democratic Party
May 28, 2005 - June 5, 2005 (9 days)
Quito, Ecuador - Galapagos Islands
Purpose - Trip to view TNC's natural resource and bio diversity conservation work in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
Total Cost - $13,331.37

JOHNSON, NANCY L - Republican Party
May 28, 2005 - June 5, 2005 (9 days)
Quito, Ecuador - Galapagos Islands
Purpose - To learn about TNC's natural resource and biodiversity conservation work in Ecuador and to discuss with Ecuadorian government officials the effects of illegal immigration in CT
Total Cost - $17,900.00

JOHNSON, SAMUEL ROBERT - Republican Party
May 28, 2005 - June 5, 2005 (9 days)
Galapagos Islands - Ecuador
Purpose - To learn about the TNC's natural resource and bio-diversity conservation work in Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
Total Cost - $14,258.00

PASTOR, EDWARD L - Democratic Party
May 28, 2005 - June 5, 2005 (9 days)
Galapagos Islands - Quito, Ecuador
Purpose - The delegation visited sites designated to protect and preserve endangered biodiversity and met with Ecuadorian elected officials and representatives of local and international non-government organizations
Total Cost - $18,708.00

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

    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.