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Office of

John Kline


Total cost of 11 office trips: $23,927.59


Trips by John Kline
Total cost of congressperson's 5 trips: $15,451.84

Destination: CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT 2003
Sponsor: Public Governance Institute
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Feb 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,385.00
source

Destination: TEL AVIV, ISRAEL
Sponsor: Jewish Community Relations Council(s)
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH FOREIGN LEADERS, FACT-FINDING MISSIONS
Date: Jan 11, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $4,727.80
source

Destination: MN-RENO, NV
Sponsor: Safari Club International and affiliates
Purpose: MEETINGS
Date: Jan 23, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $650.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. - BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: MEETINGS
Date: Feb 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $844.74
source

Destination: ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Sponsor: THE CONGRESSIONAL PROGRAM OF THE ASPEN INSTITUTE; FORD FOUNDATION, MACARTHUR FOUNDATION; THE ROCKEFELLER BROTHERS FUND; THE PEW CHARITABLE TRUST; THE MELLON FOUNDATION; THE ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON POLITICAL ISLAM
Date: May 30, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $7,844.30
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of John Kline

Jean Hinz
Monica Jirik
Steven Sutton



American RadioWorks |
Image via Wikimedia Commons.

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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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    For more than a century, Americans have been arguing about how to teach children about the birds and the bees in public schools. A new book argues that for all the fuss about sex education in America, students get precious little of it.
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