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A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.

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  • 04.22.15

    The First Gen Movement

    Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.
  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.

American RadioWorks |
Candidates for teaching jobs in Washington, D.C. complete a writing sample as part of their interview. Photo: Emily Hanford, from ARW's "Testing Teachers" documentary

Green Teachers

A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.

Recent Posts

  • 04.22.15

    The First Gen Movement

    Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.
  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.

Back to The Data

Trips by*

Mark Anderson


Total cost of 14 trips: $21,476.30


Trips traveled under the office of Roy Blunt

Destination: SEE ATTACHED SHEET
Sponsor: National Association of Convenience Stores
Purpose: OIL REFINING AND CONVENIENCE STORE OPERATIONS
Date: Apr 14, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $531.98
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (YUCCA MOUNTAIN)
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: TO EXAMINE THE PROPOSED NUCLEAR WASTE DEPOSITORY SITE AT YUCCA MOUNTAIN, NEVADA
Date: Jun 28, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,239.83
source

Destination: NEW YORK, CITY
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: TO OBSERVE TRADING AND PARTICIPATE IN SIMULATED TRAINING ON THE FLOOR OF THE NYSE. ATTENDED NUMEROUS SEMINARS AND LECTURES ON THE WORKINGS OF THE NYSE AND TO DISCUSS IMPORTANT ISSUES PERTAINING TO THE NEW PROPOSED "PASS THROUGH" REGULATION BY THE SEC
Date: Jan 13, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $981.15
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: TO DISCUSS THE ISSUES SURROUNDING THE TELECOM INDUSTRY FOR THE 108TH CONGRESS AND THE UPCOMING 109TH CONGRESS
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,289.20
source

Destination: PARIS, FRANCE
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: TO TOUR VARIOUS NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS, DISCUSS ISSUES WITH ENERGY DE FRANCE (FRENCH STATE OWNED POWER COMPANY) AND PARTICIPATE IN TWO PANELS PERTAINING TO THE FUTURE OF NUCLEAR POWER IN WESTERN EUROPE AS WELL AS IN FRANCE
Date: Aug 2, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $4,593.19
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: Goldman Sachs Group
Purpose: TO DISCUSS NATURAL GAS TRADING IN A SPOT MARKET ENVIRONMENT
Date: Jan 5, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $782.93
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Viacom Inc
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH EXECUTIVES OF CBS TELEVISION AND PARAMOUNT STUDIOS TO DISCUSS DECENCEY LEGISLATION AS WELL AS THE TRANSITION TO DIGITAL TELEVISION
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,605.40
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, WVA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT TO DISCUSS THE UPCOMING ISSUES FOR THE 1ST SESSION OF THE 109TH CONGRESS
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,006.00
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: News Corporation Ltd
Purpose: TO DISCUSS ISSUES PERTAINING TO BROADCAST FLAG, DECENCY, AND PIRACY. ALSO, THE TRIP INVOLVED AND OVERVIEW OF NEWS CORPORATION'S VARIOUS BUSINESSES AS WELL AS INSIGHT INTO THEIR FUTURE PLANS FOR BOTH MOVIES AND TELEVISION
Date: Jun 1, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,625.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Darrell Issa

Destination: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP-NEW YORK
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: DISCUSS ISSUES PERTAINING TO THE CABLE TELEVISION INDUSTRY
Date: Dec 6, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,537.28
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Consumer Electronics Association
Purpose: TO DISCUSS TELECOMMUNICATIONS ISSUES AND ATTEND THE CEA SHOW
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,251.29
source


Trips traveled under the office of Lee Terry

Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: MidAmerican Energy Co
Purpose: ELECTRICAL DEREGULATION SEMINAR
Date: Jan 13, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $2,312.44
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: DETROIT EDISON, DUKE ENERGY, FIRST ENERGY, NORTHEAST UTILITIES, PUBLICSERVICE ELECTRIC GAS, SOUTHERN COMPANY
Purpose: DISCUSSION ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION
Date: Aug 16, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $307.61
source


Trips traveled under the office of Paul David Wellstone

Destination: CHICAGO, IL
Sponsor: MARK J ANDERSON
Purpose: ATTEND THE TRIBUNAL OF OPINION (HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATION)
Date: Sep 22, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $413.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Mark Anderson.


American RadioWorks |
Candidates for teaching jobs in Washington, D.C. complete a writing sample as part of their interview. Photo: Emily Hanford, from ARW's "Testing Teachers" documentary

Green Teachers

A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.

Recent Posts

  • 04.22.15

    The First Gen Movement

    Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.
  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.