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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.

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    Making it stick

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Jane Alonso


Total cost of 7 trips: $28,598.58


Trips traveled under the office of Susan Collins

Destination: QUEBEC, CANADA
Sponsor: GROUP OF CANADIAN LUMBER COMPANIES
Purpose: TO VISIT CANADIAN BORDER MILLS THAT PROCESS LUMBER FROM MAINE
Date: Aug 27, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $165.00
source

Destination: CHILE
Sponsor: Chile
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION FOR FORCE TRADE AGREEMENT
Date: May 24, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,425.33
source

Destination: BANGOR, MAINE
Sponsor: Plum Creek Timber Company Inc
Purpose: TO VISIT PLUM CREEK LAND AND VIEW HOW THEY MANAGE THEIR FORESTS
Date: Aug 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,455.00
source

Destination: NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: American Israel Public Affairs Committee and affiliates
Purpose: MEMBERSHIP EVENTS
Date: Dec 5, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $2,319.46
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Dec 14, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $4,610.32
source

Destination: AUSTRALIA
Sponsor: Government of Australia
Purpose: TO EXAMINE THE TRADE AND FOREIGN POLICY RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE U.S. AND AUSTRALIA
Date: Jun 25, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $17,562.47
source

Destination: CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA
Sponsor: CHICAGO COUNCIL ON FOREIGN RELATIONS/SOUTH AFRICAN INSTITUTE & INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS AND FACT FINDING
Date: Nov 9, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $1,061.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jane Alonso.


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.