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Trips by*

Eli Hopson


Total cost of 8 trips: $11,860.86


Trips traveled under the office of Sherwood Boehlert

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: Association of International Automobile Manufacturers
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW, AND BE BRIEFED ON HYDROGEN FUEL-CELL VEHICLES.
Date: Apr 15, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $695.00
source

Destination: LONDON, UK
Sponsor: National Grid USA
Purpose: TO TOUR ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION FACILITIES AND TO DISCUSS THE UNITED KINGDOM'S ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION SYSTEM. MET WITH REPRESENTATIVES FROM NATIONAL GRID TRANSCO AND THE GOVERNMENT MINISTRY WITH OVERSIGHT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE TRANSMISSION SYSTEM
Date: Jun 29, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $2,220.24
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: TO ATTEND MICROSOFT'S RESEARCH FAIR
Date: Mar 4, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $2,107.57
source

Destination: KNOXVILLE
Sponsor: East Tennessee Economic Council
Purpose: OVERSIGHT TRIP OF OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY
Date: Jul 26, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $337.04
source

Destination: HANFORD, WA - SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Tri-City Industrial Development Council (TRIDEC)
Purpose: TO PERFORM OVERSIGHT AT THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST NATIONAL LABORATORY, AND TOUR THE NUCLEAR WASTE SUE AT HANFORD
Date: Aug 9, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,306.22
source

Destination: SAC
Sponsor: Alliance to Save Energy
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL FACT FINDING
Date: Nov 29, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $1,357.79
source

Destination: WATERTON, VA
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: TO ATTEND A COURSE ON "ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE THE SCIENCE AND HUMAN HEALTH IMPACTS
Date: Apr 29, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $535.00
source

Destination: BEIJING, CHINA
Sponsor: US-China Policy Foundation
Purpose: TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE POLITICAL, SOCIAL, BUSINESS, AND NATURAL ENVIRONMENT IN CHINA, AND HOW IT IS AFFECTING AND COULD AFFECT THE UNITED STATES
Date: Aug 7, 2005 (10 days)
Expense: $3,302.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Eli Hopson.


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.