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Trips by*

Robert Holste


Total cost of 15 trips: $39,305.88


Trips traveled under the office of Philip English

Destination: CAPE COD, MA
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,966.50
source

Destination: CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose:
Date: Dec 1, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,055.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: VISIT NUCLEAR TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES
Date: Dec 9, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $4,922.90
source

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: no sponsor listed on form
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Jan 25, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $479.00
source

Destination: TUCZON, ARIZONA
Sponsor: Edison Electric Institute
Purpose: GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 17, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,646.77
source

Destination: SUN VALLEY
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Feb 23, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,403.50
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 6, 2001 (9 days)
Expense: $6,329.52
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
Date: Jul 5, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,060.75
source

Destination: BONITA SPRINGS, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Edison Electric Institute
Purpose: GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 16, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $2,225.48
source

Destination: SINGAPORE
Sponsor: Singapore International Foundation
Purpose: TRADE TRIP-INTERNATIONAL TRADE ISSUES/POLICY
Date: Mar 22, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $6,762.29
source

Destination: YUCCA MT.
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: May 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $992.00
source

Destination: SUN VALLEY, ID
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: PARTICIPANT IN TAX SEMINAR
Date: Feb 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,180.90
source

Destination: SUN VALLEY, ID
Sponsor: Invest to Compete Alliance
Purpose: PARTICIPANT IN TAX SEMINAR
Date: Feb 20, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,180.90
source

Destination: SAN ANTONIO, TX
Sponsor: Edison Electric Institute
Purpose: GOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 22, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,729.12
source

Destination: HANOI-LAM DONG-HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM-CAMBODIA
Sponsor: US-Vietnam Trade Council
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF DELGATION FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Mar 26, 2005 (10 days)
Expense: $5,371.25
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Robert Holste.


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.