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Office of

John Kerry


Total cost of 43 office trips: $64,966.11


Trips by John Kerry
Total cost of congressperson's 5 trips: $12,679.10

Destination: NY, NY TO DAVOS, SWITZERLAND
Sponsor: World Economic Forum
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN WORLD ECONOMIC CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 27, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $5,919.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO DAVOS, SWITZERLAND TO BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: World Economic Forum
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WORLD ECONOMIC CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 24, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $5,052.10
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO BURLINGTON, VT TO BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: American International Group Inc
Purpose: SPEAK AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Date: Sep 6, 2001
Expense: $540.00
source

Destination: BOSTON, MA TO WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: World Affairs Council and affiliates
Purpose: RECIPIENT OF WACHESTER AWARD
Date: Sep 10, 2001
Expense: $548.00
source

Destination: CHARLESTON, SC
Sponsor: General Electric Co
Purpose: TO APPEAR ON "HARDBALL" TELEVISION SHOW
Date: Oct 2, 2002
Expense: $620.00
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of John Kerry

George Abar
Kelly Bovio
John Dasilva
Gregory Dean
Jere Glover
Jeff Hamond
Celes Hughes
James Hunter
James Jones
Barry Lasala
Matthew Martin
Ryan Mccormick
David Mckean
Jonathan Miller
John Phillips
Nelson Reyneri
Lisa Rosenberg
Gregg Rothschild
Kevin Wheeler
James Wise



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.