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Trips sponsored by

Landmine Survivors Network


Total cost of 4 trips: $5,658.50


Traveler: James Wolff (from the office of Sam Brownback)
Destination: EL SALVADOR
Purpose: WITNESS LANDMINE SURVIVOR OUTREACH IN ACTION, PROVIDING REHABILITATION TO A GROWING NUMBER OF SALVADORAN MINE VICTIMS
Date: Feb 16, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $1,175.50
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Traveler: Rebecca Salay (from the office of Rosa Delauro)
Destination: SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT LSN PROGRAMS IN EL SALVADOR WHICH ARE FUNDED BY THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE COSTR
Date: Feb 16, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $1,175.50
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Traveler: Dayle Lewis (from the office of Steny Hoyer)
Destination: EL SALVADOR
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT HEALTHCARE & JOB TRAINING FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Date: Feb 16, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $1,175.50
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Traveler: Hans Hogrefe (from the office of Tom Lantos)
Destination: SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL/FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 16, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $2,132.00
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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.