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Trips sponsored by

Children's Hospital


Total cost of 7 trips: $4,303.59


Traveler: Christiana Laventure (from the office of John Sununu)
Destination: BOSTON, MA
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL SHADOWING EVENT TO LEARN ABOUT UNIQUE ISSUES RELATED TO PEDIATRIC HEALTH CARE
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $592.49
source

Traveler: Ann Russo (from the office of John Olver)
Destination: HARTFORD, CT
Purpose: TO SHADOW DOCTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS AT THE HOSPITAL.
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $550.51
source

Traveler: Ann Jablon (from the office of Richard Neal)
Destination: BOSTON
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT PEDIATRIC HEALTH CARE AND DATED FEDERAL ISSUES.
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $759.13
source

Traveler: Suzanne Dumont (from the office of Marty Meehan)
Destination: BOSTON
Purpose: EDUCATE HEALTH CARE STAFF ON THE ISSUES RELATED TO PEDIATRIC HEALTH CARE
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $602.99
source

Traveler: Kaitlin Mccolgan (from the office of Michael Capuano)
Destination: BOSTON
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $592.49
source

Traveler: Caroline Powers (from the office of Stephen Lynch)
Destination: BOSTON, MA
Purpose: THE PURPOSE OF THE TRIP WAS TO EDUCATE CONGRESSIONAL STAFF ABOUT THE UNIQUE ISSUES RELATED TO PEDIATRIC HEALTH CARE
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $602.99
source

Traveler: Michael Behan (from the office of Bernard Sanders)
Destination: BWI TO BOSTON
Purpose: EDUCATION REGARDING UNIQUE ISSUES RELATED TO PEDIATRIC HEALTH CARE
Date: Apr 7, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $602.99
source



American RadioWorks | Hearing is Seeing
science-smart

The Science of Smart

Researchers have long been searching for better ways to learn. In recent decades, experts working in cognitive science, psychology, and neuroscience have opened new windows into how the brain works, and how we can learn to learn better. In this program, we look at some of the big ideas coming out of brain science. We meet the researchers who are unlocking the secrets of how the brain acquires and holds on to knowledge. And we introduce listeners to the teachers and students who are trying to apply that knowledge in the real world.

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    Paul Tough on how children succeed

    Paul Tough talks about his new book, How Children Succeed. He says it's character that matters when it comes to learning. Children need curiosity, optimism and self-control.
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    Tracking and vocational ed

    Jeannie Oakes, who has studied tracking for decades, says vocational ed and "tracking" are connected, and that sorting students by race and class is still a problem.
  • 08.04.14

    Reinventing college for a new kind of student

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    Is school funding fair?

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