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Talking About Race in Schools

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Trips by*

Hugh Halpern


Total cost of 7 trips: $6,350.10


Trips traveled under the office of Thomas Bliley

Destination: DETROIT, MI
Sponsor: Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Inc
Purpose: TO ATTEND DETROIT AUTO SHOW & MEETINGS RE: ADVANCED AIRBAGS
Date: Jan 10, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,329.69
source

Destination: ANNA AND MARYSVILLE, OHIO
Sponsor: Honda North America
Purpose: TO TOUR PLANT FACILITIES AND DISCUSS PENDING REGULATORY MATTERS
Date: Aug 30, 2000
Expense: $460.96
source


Trips traveled under the office of David Dreier

Destination: THE GREENBRIER
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Jan 27, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $820.00
source

Destination: THE GREENBRIER
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,006.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Oxley

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO WALL STREET
Date: May 30, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,001.00
source

Destination: TRUBULL, CT. AND NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO REVIEW NASDAQ OPERATIONS
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $886.65
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. - NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR ON THE BOND MARKETS
Date: May 29, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $845.80
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Hugh Halpern.


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.

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  • 07.02.15

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    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.
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    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?