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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*

Robert Ferguson


Total cost of 7 trips: $24,359.54


Trips traveled under the office of John Peterson

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: EDUCATION AND POLICY BRIEFING
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $559.00
source

Destination: MOSCOW
Sponsor: EAGLE BEAR
Purpose: TO INQUIRE ABOUT EDMOND POPE CASE
Date: Jun 17, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $7,163.00
source

Destination: MOSCOW
Sponsor: Guidry Group
Purpose: INQUIRY INTO EDMOND POPE CASE
Date: Aug 26, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $7,132.00
source

Destination: MOSCOW
Sponsor: Guidry Group
Purpose: EDMOND POPE CASE
Date: Oct 23, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $7,221.00
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 24, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $614.00
source

Destination: PHOENIX, ELCH NEVADA, LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: THE NAT'L MINING ASSOC. & GOLD INT.
Purpose: FACT-FINDING ON LEGISLATIVE ISSUES
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $1,423.32
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS
Sponsor: Western Watch Foundation
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE BRIEFINGS
Date: Jun 28, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $247.22
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Robert Ferguson.


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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