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Talking About Race in Schools

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Trips by*

Shara Aranoff


Total cost of 7 trips: $13,213.25


Trips traveled under the office of Max Baucus

Destination: CHINA
Sponsor: US-China Policy Foundation
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH GOV'T, BUSINESS & ACADEMIC REPRESENTATIVES
Date: Aug 11, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $2,339.50
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Destination: CAMBRIDGE, MA
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: WASSERSTEIN FELLOWSHIP - TEACHING AND COUNSELING STUDENTS RE INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW
Date: Mar 20, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $274.00
source

Destination: ANNAPOLIS, MD
Sponsor: MID-ATLANTIC TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE CENTER
Purpose: SPEAK AT ANNUAL MEETING OF TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE CENTER STAFF
Date: Oct 7, 2002
Expense: $98.13
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Destination: SINGAPORE
Sponsor: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Purpose: CONSULT GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, PRIVATE SECTOR, AND ACADEMICS CONCERNING U.S.-SINGAPORE AND REGIONAL TRADE AND RELATED ISSUES
Date: Feb 16, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $6,947.96
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Electronic Industries Alliance
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Aug 11, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $452.41
source

Destination: GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
Sponsor: Coalition of Service Industries
Purpose: REVIEW ISSUES IN WTO AND FREE TRADE AGREEMENT NEGOTIATIONS, WITH EMPHASIS ON SERVICES TRADE
Date: May 23, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,998.25
source

Destination: GUATEMALA
Sponsor: Coordinating Committee of Agricultural Commercial Industrial and Financial Associations
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP TO STUDY IMPACT OF CAFTA ON US TRADE AND INVESTMENT WITH GUATEMALA
Date: Aug 30, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,103.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Shara Aranoff.


American RadioWorks |
Photo: Clotee Allochuku

Talking About Race in Schools

Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.

Recent Posts

  • 07.02.15

    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.
  • 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?