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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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Trips by*

J Watson Donald


Total cost of 4 trips: $11,507.36


Trips traveled under the office of Jo Bonner

Destination: CARY, NC, MEMPHIS, TN, GREENVILLE, MS, NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: NATIONAL COTTON COUNCIL, THE COTTON FOUNDATION MONSANTO
Purpose: TO BECOME FAMILIAR WITH THE COTTON INDUSTRY IN THE SOUTHEAST AND MID-SOUTH REGIONS OF THE COTTON BELT.
Date: Aug 9, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $2,594.60
source

Destination: TAIWAN, ROC
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING & EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Jan 5, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $4,900.00
source

Destination: MONTGOMERY, AL; 4/1 - TRAVEL TO ELBA & ANDALUSIA, AL; 4/2 - TRAVEL TO BALDWIN CO. & MOBILE CO.
Sponsor: Alabama Farmers Federation
Purpose: TOUR ALABAMA FARMS AND OTHER AGRICULTURAL POINTS OF INTEREST.
Date: Mar 31, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,042.80
source

Destination: LUBBOCK, TX - PHOENIX, AZ - LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: National Cotton Council
Purpose: TO RESEARCH AND UNDERSTAND THE ISSUES AND CONCERNS FACING THE WESTERN COTTON INDUSTRY
Date: Aug 22, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $2,969.96
source



* - Trips by all travelers named J Watson Donald.


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

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