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    Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.
  • 04.15.15

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    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

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Candidates for teaching jobs in Washington, D.C. complete a writing sample as part of their interview. Photo: Emily Hanford, from ARW's "Testing Teachers" documentary

Green Teachers

A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.

Recent Posts

  • 04.22.15

    The First Gen Movement

    Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.
  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.

Back to The Data

Trips by*

Deana Funderburk


Total cost of 10 trips: $27,150.74


Trips traveled under the office of Tom Delay

Destination: CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
Sponsor: Association for Manufacturing Technology
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Sep 8, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $594.92
source

Destination: WASH, D.C.
Sponsor: Japan Center for International Exchange
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT JAPANESE GOVT.; REASONS FOR ITS 10 YR. ECONOMIC RECESSION & ITS IMPACT ON GLOBAL ECONOMY; & DIFFERENCE IN JAPANESE & U.S. FAMILY & SOCIAL POLICY
Date: Feb 16, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $10,160.91
source

Destination: NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT POLICY ISSUES AFFECTING GOSPEL/CHRISTIAN MUSIC INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 25, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $1,115.00
source

Destination: DRESDEN; GORLITZ; MEISSEN; BERLIN (GERMANY)
Sponsor: Hanseatic Institute Inc
Purpose: STUDY & INFORMATION TOUR OF GERMANY
Date: Jun 28, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $2,250.00
source

Destination: WARRENTON, VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Hanseatic Institute Inc
Purpose: TO DISCUSS RECENT POLLING DATA ON TRANS ATLANTIC ATTITUDES ON A VARIETY OF ISSUES
Date: Nov 1, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $381.42
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: HOUSE/SENATE PLANNING CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $784.00
source

Destination: HOUSTON
Sponsor: Pitney Bowes Inc
Purpose: TO TOUR POSTAL PROCESSING PLANT IN SUGARLAND & LEARN ABOUT METHOD, EFFICIENCY, & DETAILS OF OPERATION OF POSTAL PLANT
Date: Nov 8, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $643.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Virginia Foxx

Destination: FT. LAUDERDALE, FL
Sponsor: Career College Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TOURS AND MEETINGS/BRIEFINGS AT 3 CAREER COLLEGES AND TO LEARN ABOUT FEDERAL LEGISLATION AFFECTING THEM.
Date: Feb 23, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,271.90
source

Destination: BRUSSELS-PARIS
Sponsor: German Marshall Fund of the United States
Purpose: INTRODUCTION TO THE EUROPEAN UNION, EUROPEAN COMMISSION, & NATO AND TO FOSTER TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONS AND UNDERSTAND PROBLEMS THEY FACE
Date: May 28, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $5,597.31
source

Destination: TEL AVIV AND JERUSALEM, ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Jul 3, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $4,352.28
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Deana Funderburk.


American RadioWorks |
Candidates for teaching jobs in Washington, D.C. complete a writing sample as part of their interview. Photo: Emily Hanford, from ARW's "Testing Teachers" documentary

Green Teachers

A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.

Recent Posts

  • 04.22.15

    The First Gen Movement

    Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.
  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.