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Office of

James Langevin


Total cost of 14 office trips: $62,107.85


Trips by James Langevin
Total cost of congressperson's 4 trips: $23,120.44

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Inglis Foundation
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT ON 4/16
Date: Apr 15, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $446.00
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 2, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $5,341.05
source

Destination: BOSTON-TAIWAN-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Dec 1, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $4,840.00
source

Destination: NEWARK-ISRAEL-NEWARK
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL AND FACT-FINDING MISSION
Date: Aug 8, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $12,493.39
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of James Langevin

David Adams
Brian Daniels
David Lafferty
Kristin Nicholson
Coval Wild



American RadioWorks |
Image via Wikimedia Commons.

Minorities and Special Ed

For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.

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