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Trips sponsored by

Korea Economic Institute


Total cost of 7 trips: $40,167.23


Traveler: James Williams (from the office of Richard Durbin)
Destination: SEOUL, S. KOREA
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: May 27, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $5,400.00
source

Traveler: David Kavanaugh (from the office of William Thomas)
Destination: SEOUL, KOREA
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: May 27, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $5,260.00
source

Traveler: Randall Soderquist (from the office of Jeff Bingaman)
Destination: SOUTH KOREA
Purpose: CULTURAL & EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE
Date: Nov 11, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $5,400.00
source

Traveler: Jason Blazakis (from the office of Jim Saxton)
Destination: WASHINGTON TO SEOUL
Purpose: CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE
Date: Nov 11, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $4,700.00
source

Traveler: Catherine Wojtasik (from the office of Evan Bayh)
Destination: SOUTH KOREA
Purpose: CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jun 29, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $4,830.09
source

Traveler: Jennifer Park (from the office of James Moran)
Destination: SEOUL, KOREA
Purpose: CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE ON TRADE AND SECURITY ISSUES
Date: Dec 4, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $7,288.57
source

Traveler: Brian Stout (from the office of Thomas Davis)
Destination: SEOUL, KOREA
Purpose: CULTURAL AND EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE ON ECONOMIC, TRADE AND SECURITY ISSUES
Date: Dec 4, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $7,288.57
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American RadioWorks |
Photo: Daniel Buchanan

How to help students hope

A polling expert finds students less engaged with school as they get older. Brandon Busteed from Gallup Education says if schools taught to strengths instead of weaknesses, more students would be successful in school and in life.

Recent Posts

  • 10.21.14

    Making it stick

    Why do we remember some things, and forget others? That's what author Peter Brown and psychologists Henry Roediger and Mark McDaniel set out to answer in their new book Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning.
  • 10.14.14

    What teachers need

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with author Elizabeth Green about her new book, Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone).
  • 10.07.14

    Intelligence is achievable and other lessons from The Teacher Wars

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford continues her conversation with Dana Goldstein, author of The Teacher Wars.
  • 10.01.14

    Teaching: The most embattled profession

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with bestselling author Dana Goldstein about her new book, The Teacher Wars.