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Having slept poorly the night before and arrived to a cold classroom Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School student Irvin Kingbird, a senior, curled up with a blanket and pillow in the corner of the resource room to rest and get warm Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2014, at the Bug High School in Bena, MN.   Photo: David Joles, Star Tribune.

Exposing Conditions at Native Schools

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Exposing Conditions at Native Schools

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Trips sponsored by

American College of Surgeons


Total cost of 14 trips: $10,610.38


Traveler: Morna Miller (from the office of Sander Levin)
Destination: DETROIT, MICHIGAN
Purpose: DAY IN SURGERY PROGRAM
Date: Jan 10, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $581.00
source

Traveler: Michael Hacker (from the office of John Dingell)
Destination: DETROIT, MI
Purpose: OBSERVE MEDICAL CARE AT DETROIT AREA HOSPITALS
Date: Jan 10, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $575.00
source

Traveler: Maria Castillo (from the office of Shelley Berkley)
Destination: ST. MARY'S MEDICAL CENTER, RICHMOND, VA
Purpose: TO VISIT THE OPERATING ROOM AT ST. MARY'S TO LEARN FIRST-HAND ABOUT SURGERY, PATIENT CARE, SURGICAL TRAINING, AND MEDICARE REIMBURSEMENT ISSUES.
Date: Jan 13, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $270.00
source

Traveler: Michael Hacker (from the office of John Dingell)
Destination:
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: May 18, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $810.00
source

Traveler: Lisa Kidder (from the office of Larry Craig)
Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Purpose: ALLOW STAFF TO EXPERIENCE DAILY LIFE OF SURGICAL RESIDENTS AND LEARN ISSUES IMPORTANT TO MEDICAL COMMUNITY
Date: Jan 8, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $950.00
source

Traveler: Sara Traigle (from the office of John Breaux)
Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Purpose: MEDICAL EDUCATION - OSCHNER MEDICAL CENTER
Date: Jan 8, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $950.00
source

Traveler: Thomas Super (from the office of John Warner)
Destination: NEW ORLEANS
Purpose: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS "DAY OF SURGERY"
Date: Jan 8, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $950.00
source

Traveler: Katie Murtha (from the office of John Dingell)
Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Purpose: A DAY OBSERVING SURGERY
Date: Jan 8, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $950.00
source

Traveler: Denise Giuliano (from the office of Maurice Hinchey)
Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Purpose: FACT FINDING-OBSERVING SURGERY MEETING WITH DOCTORS & RESIDENT
Date: Jan 8, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $950.00
source

Traveler: Jim Greenwood (from the office of Jim Greenwood)
Destination:
Purpose: LUNCHEON SPEAKER AT THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS ANNUAL MEETING.
Date: Aug 1, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $325.91
source

Traveler: Bill Frist (from the office of Bill Frist)
Destination: CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Oct 19, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $677.48
source

Traveler: Robert Herriott (from the office of Phil Gingrey)
Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Purpose: CONFERENCE-MEMBER SPEECH
Date: Oct 19, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $812.64
source

Traveler: Michael Burgess (from the office of Michael Burgess)
Destination: CHICAGO
Purpose: TO ADDRESS THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS' BOARD OF GOVERNORS ON HEALTH POLICY
Date: Oct 19, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,001.95
source

Traveler: Barry Brown (from the office of Michael Burgess)
Destination: CHICAGO
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT HEALTH POLICY DOCUMENTS
Date: Oct 19, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $806.40
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American RadioWorks |
Having slept poorly the night before and arrived to a cold classroom Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig High School student Irvin Kingbird, a senior, curled up with a blanket and pillow in the corner of the resource room to rest and get warm Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2014, at the Bug High School in Bena, MN.   Photo: David Joles, Star Tribune.

Exposing Conditions at Native Schools

There are 183 federally-run Bureau of Indian Education schools in the nation, and about a third of these are in poor condition. Some students at BIE schools deal with poorly-insulated classrooms, holes in the roof, rodents, and other issues on a daily basis.

Recent Posts

  • 04.29.15

    Green Teachers

    A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.
  • 04.22.15

    The First Gen Movement

    Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.
  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.