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Trips sponsored by

Machinists and Aerospace Workers Union (IAM)


Total cost of 5 trips: $7,369.28


Traveler: Cathy Hurwit (from the office of Janice Schakowsky)
Destination: OTTAWA, CANADA
Purpose: PANEL AT CONFERENCE ON HEALTH CARE
Date: Sep 30, 1999 (1 day)
Expense: $1,223.72
source

Traveler: Neil Abercrombie (from the office of Neil Abercrombie)
Destination: SAN FRANCISCO
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Sep 10, 2000
Expense: $1,145.71
source

Traveler: David Bonior (from the office of David Bonior)
Destination: CHICAGO
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Apr 27, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $715.85
source

Traveler: Neil Abercrombie (from the office of Neil Abercrombie)
Destination: SAN FRANCISCO
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Jul 27, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $3,941.00
source

Traveler: Janice Schakowsky (from the office of Janice Schakowsky)
Destination: CHICAGO-LAS VEGAS
Purpose: SPEECH
Date: Nov 12, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $343.00
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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

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  • 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

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    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.