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Trips sponsored by

Conference of Minority Transportation Officials


Total cost of 6 trips: $5,665.11


Traveler: Corrine Brown (from the office of Corrine Brown)
Destination: REAGAN NATIONAL-MIAMI
Purpose: ADDRESS CONFERENCES AT THE MEETING AND TRAINING CONFERENCE
Date: Jun 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,201.19
source

Traveler: Melvin Watt (from the office of Mel Watt)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO JACKSONVILLE, FL TO CHARLOTTE, NC
Purpose: REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION BRAINTRUST
Date: Apr 25, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,236.50
source

Traveler: Elijah Cummings (from the office of Elijah Cummings)
Destination: (JACKSONVILLE, FL) AIRPORT AUTHORITY TOUR/COMTO-CBC TRANSPORTATION BRAINTRUST
Purpose: TO ATTEND REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION BRAINTRUST AND TOURS
Date: Apr 26, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $763.00
source

Traveler: James Clyburn (from the office of James Clyburn)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO JACKSONVILLE, FL; JACKSONVILLE TO COLUMBIA, SC
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN TRANSPORTATION BRAINTRUST
Date: Apr 26, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,259.50
source

Traveler: Elijah Cummings (from the office of Elijah Cummings)
Destination: MIAMI-DOUBLE TREE GRAND HOTEL
Purpose: DELIVER KEYNOTE SPEECH AT 4TH ANNUAL GARRETT A MORGAN SCHOLARSHIP LUNCHEON
Date: Mar 2, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $539.50
source

Traveler: Paul Brathwaite (from the office of Mel Watt)
Destination: ATLANTA, GA
Purpose: PARTICIPATE ON PANEL DISCUSSION REGARDING TRANSPORTATION ISSUES.
Date: Jul 10, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $665.42
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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.