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Office of

Edward Royce


Total cost of 42 office trips: $58,143.11


Trips by Edward Royce
Total cost of congressperson's 5 trips: $4,940.15

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: NATIONAL INSURANCE LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEECH
Date: Mar 4, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $638.84
source

Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CA
Sponsor: Public Governance Institute
Purpose: CALIFORNIA CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION RETREAT
Date: Dec 5, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,303.57
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT MARKET STRUCTURE ISSUES
Date: Mar 29, 2004
Expense: $287.14
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT MARKET STRUCTURE ISSUES
Date: Jul 18, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $918.40
source

Destination: WASHINGTON D.C. TO BOCA RATON, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Center for The Study of Popular Culture
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Nov 11, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,792.20
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Edward Royce

Edward Burrier
Malik Chaka
William Cooper
Joan Korich
Michelle Lo
Jeremiah Norton
Amy Porter
Joshua Saltzman
Thomas Sheehy
Julianne Smith
Bryan Wilkes



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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  • 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.