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Office of

Peter Deutsch


Total cost of 20 office trips: $33,427.89


Trips by Peter Deutsch
Total cost of congressperson's 4 trips: $4,473.89

Destination: CUBA
Sponsor: Center for a Free Cuba
Purpose: HUMANITARIAN ASSESSMENT
Date: Feb 22, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,200.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: BIPARTISAN CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Mar 9, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,391.00
source

Destination: POTOMAC, MD
Sponsor: Faith & Politics Institute
Purpose: RETREAT FOR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO PRACTICE MINDFUL TECHNIQUES
Date: Sep 12, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $536.00
source

Destination: NO TRAVEL; ACCOMMODATIONS ONLY IN MEMBER'S DISTRICT
Sponsor: SHUL OF BAL HARBOUR
Purpose: SPEAKING
Date: Nov 28, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $346.89
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Peter Deutsch

Elizabeth Assey
Matthew Chiller
Howard Hechler
Frank Hirst
Fritz Hirst
Rebecca Iannotta
Eric Lynn
Robin Rorapaugh
Anne Wilson



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.

Recent Posts

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    When Nancie Atwell was growing up, she never thought she’d go to college, let alone become an award-winning teacher. But a few months ago, Atwell received a $1-million-dollar global prize for her decades of teaching English and literacy skills to elementary and middle schoolers.