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Trips by*

Donald Auerbach


Total cost of 15 trips: $17,103.79


Trips traveled under the office of Carolyn Maloney

Destination: ST. PETERSBURG, FLA
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE FIRST HAND IN A LEARNING CONFERENCE ON FINANCIAL SERVICES ISSUES
Date: Feb 15, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,936.17
source

Destination: NYC, DC
Sponsor: NASDAQ/SECURITIES INDUSTRY ASSOC.
Purpose:
Date: Apr 17, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,011.60
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Providian Financial Corporation
Purpose:
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,140.00
source

Destination: NY CITY
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: REVIEW NASDAQ MARKET TRADING SYSTEMS FIRSTHAND
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $865.11
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: TO OBSERVE FIRSTHAND THE OPERATIONS OF THE NYSE
Date: Mar 22, 2002
Expense: $950.97
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. TO NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: American Academy of Actuaries
Purpose: POLICY SESSIONS WITH ACTUARIES AND NEW YORK STATE INSURANCE COMM.
Date: May 3, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $935.00
source

Destination: NY
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: OBSERVE FIRSTHAND THE LAUNCH OF TABLET PC
Date: Nov 6, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,431.83
source

Destination: LAKES, NW
Sponsor: Citigroup
Purpose: OBSERVE AN OPERATING CREDIT CARD PROCESSING PLANT
Date: Jan 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,500.00
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO
Sponsor: Options Clearing Corporation
Purpose: OBSERVE OPTIONS TRADING AT THE PACIFIC STOCK EXCHANGE
Date: May 28, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,282.41
source

Destination: BOSTON
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston
Purpose: TOUR BOSTON AFFORDABLE HOUSING SITE AND DISCUSS HOME LOAN ISSUES
Date: Aug 27, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,179.22
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: TOUR ECN FACILITIES AND GAIN HANDS ON EXPERIENCE ABOUT SECURITIES TRADING
Date: Oct 10, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $711.42
source

Destination: ATLANTA
Sponsor: Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta
Purpose: REVIEW FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK FIRSTHAND AND REVIEW BANK POLICIES
Date: Nov 1, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $760.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: National Association of Securities Dealers
Purpose: MEET FIRSTHAND WITH SECURITIES REGULATORY
Date: Dec 4, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,343.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: LEARN NYSE OPERATIONS FIRSTHAND
Date: Jan 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $875.68
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON SECONDARY MARKET ISSUES
Date: Mar 22, 2004
Expense: $181.38
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Donald Auerbach.


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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  • 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.