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Trips by*

George Dalley


Total cost of 8 trips: $21,190.05


Trips traveled under the office of Charles Rangel

Destination: JAKARTA, YOGJAKARTA AND BALI, INDONESIA
Sponsor: United States-Indonesia Society
Purpose: TO GAIN AN APPRECIATION OF THE IMPORTANCE OF THE BILATERAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND INDONESIA
Date: Jan 11, 2002 (14 days)
Expense: $8,950.40
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 1, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $899.00
source

Destination: GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Sponsor: Coalition of Service Industries
Purpose: VISIT TO WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION
Date: Feb 18, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $2,482.00
source

Destination: NASSAU, THE BAHAMAS
Sponsor: Carib News Corporation
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN THE 8TH ANNUAL CARIBBEAN MULTI-NATIONAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE
Date: Nov 6, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,050.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: Inter-American Economic Council
Purpose: EDUCATION REGARDING U.S-CARIBBEAN RELATIONS
Date: Apr 30, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,104.65
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. TO ST. KITTS
Sponsor: Carib News Corporation
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN THE NEW YORK CARIB NEWS CARIBBEANE MULTI-NATIONAL BUSINESS CONFERENCE
Date: Nov 6, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,005.00
source

Destination: D.C.-AMELIA ISLAND, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: SEMINAR
Date: Dec 12, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,054.00
source

Destination: CASABLANCA-RABAT-MARRAKECH
Sponsor: Ribat Al Fath Association for Sustainable Development
Purpose: EDUCATION CONCERNING US/MOROCCAN RELATIONSHIP
Date: Jul 2, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $4,645.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named George Dalley.


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

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    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.
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    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

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  • 06.02.15

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    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.