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Trips by*

Armand De Keyser


Total cost of 9 trips: $19,378.00


Trips traveled under the office of Jeff Sessions

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: THE 2000 CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $247.00
source

Destination: RUSSIA
Sponsor: SPONSORED TRIP BY GENERAL ATOMICS, AUBURN UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO AND KURCHATOV INSTITUTE OF MOSCOW
Purpose: SPONSORED TRIP BY GENERAL ATOMICS, AUBURN UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO AND KURCHATOV INSTITUTE OF MOSCOW
Date: Jul 1, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $7,267.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON DC TO SINGAPORE
Sponsor: Singapore Technologies
Purpose: TO VISIT SINGAPORE TO DISCUSS MILITARY, FOREIGN AFFAIRS & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ISSUES
Date: Jan 7, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $5,821.98
source

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Jan 25, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $471.00
source

Destination: GREENBRIER RESORT, WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE/SENATE CHIEFS OF STAFF WORKING RETREAT
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $649.00
source

Destination: GADSDEN, AL TO MONTGOMERY, AL
Sponsor: Alabama Electric Cooperative Inc
Purpose: ATTEND MEETING OF ALABAMA ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE WITH SENATOR AND PARTICIPATE IN GROUP MEETING
Date: Apr 4, 2002
Expense: $1,370.65
source

Destination: POINT CLEAR, ALABAMA
Sponsor: Business Council of Alabama
Purpose: ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE IN BUSINESS COUNCIL OF ALABAMA ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Aug 24, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,304.37
source

Destination: HOMESTEAD RESORT, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: ATTEND BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,454.00
source

Destination: MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA
Sponsor: Faith & Politics Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONGRESSIONAL CIVIL RIGHTS PILGRIMAGE TO ALABAMA
Date: Feb 13, 2004
Expense: $793.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Armand De Keyser.


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?

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