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Office of

Ron Lewis


Total cost of 38 office trips: $62,447.36


Trips by Ron Lewis
Total cost of congressperson's 6 trips: $14,259.05

Destination: AVENTURA, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 21, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $2,153.17
source

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: BIPARTISAN CONGRESSIONAL HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 11, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $3,199.13
source

Destination: GREENBRIAR, WHITE SULPHER SPRINGS, WEST VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: 2001 BIPARTISAN CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Mar 9, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,202.00
source

Destination: CONFERENCE AT THE TURNBERRY ISLE RESORT
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $3,560.78
source

Destination: KAMUALA, HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: ATTEND THE ANNUAL AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE TO PARTICIPATE IN PANEL DISCUSSIONS ABOUT THE AVIATION INDUSTRY.
Date: Jan 10, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $828.32
source

Destination: HEALTH CONFERENCE 1/15-1/17/04 RETURN HOME 1/18
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: HEALTH POLICY CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 15, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $3,315.65
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Ron Lewis

Kelley Ayers
Eric Bergren
Michael Dodge
Justin Groenert
Philip Hays
Richard Henkle
Daniel London
Kevin Modlin
Katherine Reding
Megan Spindel
Megan Tuck



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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  • 06.02.15

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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.