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Trips by*

John Anderson


Total cost of 12 trips: $15,833.94


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Crapo

Destination: IDAHO
Sponsor: Food Producers of Idaho Inc
Purpose: AGRICULTURE, TRANSPORTATION, AND TRADE FACT FINDING TOUR
Date: Aug 15, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,119.95
source

Destination: MADRID SPAIN, AND ALGERIA, AND TINDOUF, ALGERIA
Sponsor: DEFENSE FORUM FOUNDATION AND INSTITUTE FOR DEMOCRATIC STRATEGY
Purpose: INFORMATION GATHERING STAFF TRIP
Date: Nov 13, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $1,202.66
source

Destination: MONTREAL
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES EDUCATION CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,409.00
source

Destination: BOISE, ID
Sponsor: IDAHO BANKERS ASSOCIATION
Purpose: IDAHO COMMUNITY BANKERS MID - WINTER MEETING 2002 "COMMUNITY BANKERS SALUTE IDAHO AGRICULTURE"
Date: Jan 28, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $289.20
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: AVIATION SAFETY ALLIANCE, ALLIANCE SAFETY & SECURITY POST 9/11 SEMINAR
Date: Feb 15, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,219.00
source

Destination: NY, NY
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR ABOUT SECURITIZATION
Date: May 27, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $799.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV AND THE LAKES, NV
Sponsor: Citigroup
Purpose: EDUCATION VISIT TO CITIGROUP'S CITICARDS FACILITY, INCLUDING BRIEFINGS & MEETINGS WITH BANK OFFICIALS
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,426.81
source

Destination: SINGAPORE
Sponsor: SINGAPORE INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS
Purpose: STAFFERS CODEL FOR EDUCATION AND CULTURAL EXCHANGE
Date: Feb 16, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $2,312.02
source

Destination: BOCA RATON
Sponsor: Futures Industry Association
Purpose: INDUSTRY CONFERENCE TO DISCUSS FUTURES TRADING AND DERIVATIVES
Date: Mar 12, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $1,679.20
source

Destination: AVENTURA, FL
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 11, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,676.10
source


Trips traveled under the office of Jack Metcalf

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Aviation Safety Alliance
Purpose: TO DISCUSS AVIATION SAFETY TOPICS
Date: Jan 13, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,040.00
source

Destination: AMELIA ISLAND, FL
Sponsor: American Trucking Associations
Purpose: SEMINAR AND TOURS TO DISCUSS INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORTATION ISSUES AND STATUS OF TRUCKING INDUSTRY
Date: Feb 21, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $661.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named John Anderson.


American RadioWorks |
Image via Wikimedia Commons.

Minorities and Special Ed

For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.

Recent Posts

  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.
  • 06.17.15

    Teaching the Birds and the Bees

    For more than a century, Americans have been arguing about how to teach children about the birds and the bees in public schools. A new book argues that for all the fuss about sex education in America, students get precious little of it.
  • 06.11.15

    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

    Coming up this fall we'll be releasing a documentary about teacher preparation - how people learn to become teachers and how they get better once they're in the classroom. This week: how do Japanese teachers learn to improve on the job?
  • 06.02.15

    Million-Dollar Teacher

    When Nancie Atwell was growing up, she never thought she’d go to college, let alone become an award-winning teacher. But a few months ago, Atwell received a $1-million-dollar global prize for her decades of teaching English and literacy skills to elementary and middle schoolers.