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Office of

John Boozman


Total cost of 20 office trips: $47,223.70


Trips by John Boozman
Total cost of congressperson's 4 trips: $12,736.18

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: Heritage Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 28, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $347.00
source

Destination: TRAVEL BY BUS & AMTRAK TO THE GREENBRIER IN WEST VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Public Governance Institute
Purpose: BIPARTISAN CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT 2003
Date: Feb 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $2,101.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - ISRAEL - FAYETTEVILLE, AR - JOHN BOOZMAN; CATHY BOOZMAN - FAYETTEVILLE, AR - ISRAEL - FAYETTEVILLE, AR
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Aug 23, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $10,095.68
source

Destination: KANSAS CITY, MO - JOPLIN, MO - FORT SMITH, AR
Sponsor: I-49 International Coalition
Purpose: TO TOUR THE PROPOSED ROUTE FOR THE CONTINUATION OF INTERSTATE 49
Date: Oct 23, 2003
Expense: $192.50
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of John Boozman

Kathryn Facchiano
Stacey Mcclare
Cline Mcknight
Philip Moore
Christopher Sagely
Charlotte Shasteen
Carolyn Thum
Beau Walker



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

  • 06.23.15

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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.