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Trips by*

Dan Archer


Total cost of 9 trips: $17,812.73


Trips traveled under the office of Chuck Hagel

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE, FLA
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: ABA ANNUAL CONFERENCE-ADDRESSING MEMBERS ON SENATE BANKING COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES
Date: Feb 7, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,673.50
source

Destination: GREENBRIAR RESORT, WEST SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.V.
Sponsor: Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers
Purpose: ANNUAL ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION ON INSURANCE INDUSTRY ISSUES
Date: May 31, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $900.00
source

Destination: HAVANNA, CUBA
Sponsor: Center for International Policy
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP TO EXPLORE OPENING TRADE WITH CUBA
Date: Feb 19, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $1,258.00
source

Destination: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: ATTEND THEIR NATIONAL CONVENTION; PARTICIPATE IN CONGRESSIONAL PANEL
Date: Jul 18, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $2,180.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Oct 5, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $754.28
source

Destination: FRANCE & BRITAIN
Sponsor: European Institute
Purpose: STAFF FACT FINDING TRIP ON US-TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS
Date: Nov 30, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $6,175.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: Bear Stearns & Co
Purpose: BRIEFING ON NY SE
Date: Mar 26, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: BEIRUT, LEBANON AND SYRIA
Sponsor: American Task Force for Lebanon
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP - MEETING WITH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS
Date: May 22, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $2,812.36
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Visa USA Inc
Purpose: BRIEFINGS AT VISA HEADQUARTERS, CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP
Date: Aug 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,459.59
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Dan Archer.


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?

    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?
  • 06.02.15

    Million-Dollar Teacher

    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.