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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.

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Total Cost: $892,726.48



Senators:

GRAHAM, BOB
Total Cost: $71,397.90
Rank: 71 (out of 638)

NELSON, BILL
Total Cost: $23,277.92
Rank: 270 (out of 638)

MACK, CONNIE
Total Cost: $6,496.63
Rank: 479 (out of 638)

Total spent on senators:
$101,172.45

Representatives:

WEXLER, ROBERT
Total Cost: $174,763.87
Rank: 3 (out of 638)

CRENSHAW, ANDER M
Total Cost: $110,838.26
Rank: 28 (out of 638)

BROWN, CORRINE
Total Cost: $59,870.50
Rank: 93 (out of 638)

ROS-LEHTINEN, ILEANA
Total Cost: $58,918.50
Rank: 96 (out of 638)

FOLEY, MARK
Total Cost: $43,639.60
Rank: 148 (out of 638)

FEENEY, TOM
Total Cost: $42,258.82
Rank: 155 (out of 638)

STEARNS, CLIFFORD B
Total Cost: $34,937.89
Rank: 186 (out of 638)

BILIRAKIS, MICHAEL
Total Cost: $31,177.12
Rank: 211 (out of 638)

MEEK, KENDRICK B
Total Cost: $28,500.75
Rank: 229 (out of 638)

DAVIS, JAMES OSCAR III
Total Cost: $28,071.26
Rank: 231 (out of 638)

SHAW, CLAY
Total Cost: $26,082.54
Rank: 247 (out of 638)

SCHULTZ, DEBBIE WASSERMAN
Total Cost: $25,729.29
Rank: 251 (out of 638)

FOWLER, TILLIE K
Total Cost: $17,531.14
Rank: 331 (out of 638)

MILLER, JEFFERSON B
Total Cost: $16,789.76
Rank: 337 (out of 638)

BROWN-WAITE, VIRGINIA
Total Cost: $12,688.93
Rank: 396 (out of 638)

WELDON, DAVE
Total Cost: $12,491.65
Rank: 399 (out of 638)

HARRIS, KATHERINE
Total Cost: $10,745.53
Rank: 422 (out of 638)

BOYD, F ALLEN JR
Total Cost: $10,245.35
Rank: 428 (out of 638)

THURMAN, KAREN L
Total Cost: $6,889.16
Rank: 470 (out of 638)

PUTNAM, ADAM H
Total Cost: $6,851.80
Rank: 472 (out of 638)

MEEK, CARRIE
Total Cost: $6,572.09
Rank: 477 (out of 638)

CANADY, CHARLES T
Total Cost: $5,198.96
Rank: 497 (out of 638)

DIAZ-BALART, LINCOLN
Total Cost: $5,082.59
Rank: 500 (out of 638)

DEUTSCH, PETER R
Total Cost: $4,473.89
Rank: 507 (out of 638)

MICA, JOHN L
Total Cost: $2,587.00
Rank: 542 (out of 638)

MILLER, DAN
Total Cost: $2,447.25
Rank: 552 (out of 638)

BILIRAKIS, GUS MICHAEL
Total Cost: $1,782.20
Rank: 572 (out of 638)

GOSS, PORTER J
Total Cost: $1,677.00
Rank: 578 (out of 638)

HASTINGS, ALCEE L
Total Cost: $1,306.37
Rank: 587 (out of 638)

SCARBOROUGH, CHARLES JOSEPH
Total Cost: $1,118.26
Rank: 593 (out of 638)

YOUNG, C W BILL
Total Cost: $286.70
Rank: 630 (out of 638)

Total spent on representatives:
$791,554.03

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.