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Trips sponsored by

Rice Foundation


Total cost of 3 trips: $10,896.63


Traveler: Charles Shumate (from the office of Charles Boustany)
Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C.-STUTTGART, AR-LITTLE ROCK, AR-LAFAYETTE, LA-NEW ORLEANS, LA
Purpose: TO ACQUIRE A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE UNITED STATES RICE INDUSTRY
Date: Aug 15, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $3,632.21
source

Traveler: Kwemo Angelle (from the office of William Jefferson)
Destination: WASHINGTON DC-STUTTGARD-LITTLEROCK-LAFAYETTE-NEW ORLEANS
Purpose: EDUCATION
Date: Aug 15, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $3,632.21
source

Traveler: Andrew Grobmyer (from the office of Marion Berry)
Destination: STUTTGART, AR - LITTLE ROCK, AR - LAFAYETTE, LA - CROWLEY, LA - NEW ORLEANS, LA
Purpose: TO GAIN A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF RICE FARMING FROM PRODUCTION TO TRADE. TRIP INCLUDED TOURS OF RICE FARMS, RICE MILLS, RESEARCH FACILITIES AND THE PART OF NEW ORLEANS
Date: Aug 15, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $3,632.21
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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

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  • 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

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    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with bestselling author Dana Goldstein about her new book, The Teacher Wars.