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Trips sponsored by

Institute for Democratic Strategies


Total cost of 8 trips: $34,141.60


Traveler: Atonte Diete-Spiff (from the office of William Jefferson)
Destination: EQUATORIAL GUINEA
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 24, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $6,031.40
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Traveler: Craig Albright (from the office of Joseph Knollenberg)
Destination: EQUATORIAL GUNiEA, AFRICA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 24, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $6,031.40
source

Traveler: Harold Boyd (from the office of Carolyn Kilpatrick)
Destination:
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Apr 24, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $6,031.40
source

Traveler: Faith Blackburne (from the office of Gregory Meeks)
Destination: EQUATORIAL GUINEA
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 24, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $6,031.40
source

Traveler: Malik Chaka (from the office of Benjamin Gilman)
Destination: MALOBO, EQUATORIAL GUINEA VIA DOULA, CAMERON
Purpose: OBSERVE EQUATORIAL GUINEA LOCAL ELECTIONS
Date: May 24, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $5,476.00
source

Traveler: Russell Thomasson (from the office of Robert Smith)
Destination: SCHRAWI REFUGEES CAMPS/WESTERN SAHARA
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Apr 15, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $1,580.00
source

Traveler: John Denning (from the office of Robert Smith)
Destination: SAHRAWI REFUGEE CAMPS/WESTERN SAHARA
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Apr 15, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $1,535.00
source

Traveler: Sharon Waxman (from the office of Edward Kennedy)
Destination: WESTERN SAHARA
Purpose: REFUGEE CAMP VISIT
Date: May 27, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $1,425.00
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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

    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.