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Trips by*

Ryan Henry


Total cost of 16 trips: $22,710.64


Trips traveled under the office of John Carter

Destination: TECH POLICY 2003 LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Sponsor: ACT, ALCATEL, AT&T, AT&T WIRELESS, INFINEAR, LEVEL (3) COMMUNICATIONS, MICROSOFT, TELCORDIA, SBCA, SPRINT, UNIVERSAL STUDIOS
Purpose:
Date: Mar 7, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $653.68
source

Destination: AUSTIN, TX
Sponsor: Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION TRIP
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,363.42
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation
Purpose: TAX SEMINAR
Date: Apr 24, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,617.90
source

Destination: RICHMOND
Sponsor: BellSouth Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jul 18, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $649.24
source

Destination: PORTLAND, MAINE
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: INFORMATIVE TRIP
Date: Aug 13, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,392.52
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - (BWI) - HOUSTON - BWI
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL - EAST TEXAS FORESTRY TOUR
Date: Aug 25, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $786.00
source

Destination: DALLAS, TX
Sponsor: TXU Corporation
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Dec 3, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,999.82
source

Destination: AUSTIN-DALLAS
Sponsor: APPLIED MATERIALS, DELL, HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY, INTEL CORPORATION, SOLECTION CORPORATION, TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATE
Purpose: THIS 3 DAY FORUM ALLOWED FACT-FINDING INTO THE INNER WORKINGS OF THE HIGH-TECH MANUFACTURING SECTOR
Date: Jan 14, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,442.84
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: UNITED STATES TELECOM ASSOCIATION, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MANUFACTURERS, CALIFORNIA TECHNOLOGY & INTERNET ASSOCIATION
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,724.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, N.V.
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose:
Date: May 24, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,502.60
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES
Sponsor: Clear Channel Communications Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF MEDIA CONFERENCE
Date: May 25, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,898.25
source

Destination: NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jun 9, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $850.58
source

Destination: DALLAS
Sponsor: Dallas-Fort Worth Airport International Airport
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $576.13
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHER SPRINGS, W VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $543.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF SEMINAR
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,751.66
source


Trips traveled under the office of Larry Combest

Destination: TAIWAN, REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Sponsor: Chinese National Association of Industry and Commerce
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Nov 25, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $3,959.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Ryan Henry.


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.