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Trips by*

Andrew House


Total cost of 7 trips: $12,439.98


Trips traveled under the office of Devin Nunes

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. TO TAIPEI, REPUBLIC OF TAIWAN; VARIOUS DESTINATIONS WITHIN THE REPUBLIC OF TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Aug 9, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $4,320.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. TO ST. LOUIS, MO
Sponsor: St Louis Agri-Business Club
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT
Date: Aug 18, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $675.69
source

Destination: LUBBOCK, TEXAS-PHOENIX, ARIZONA
Sponsor: National Cotton Council
Purpose: 2003 COTTON BELT EDUCATION TOUR
Date: Sep 25, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,248.20
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: American Sugar Cane League
Purpose: FACT-FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT, LA SUGAR CANE INDUSTRY
Date: Nov 14, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,246.50
source

Destination: 2514 K STREET, WASHINGTON, DC-BIG CREEK, CA
Sponsor: Southern California Edison
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TOUR OF HYDRO FACILITIES
Date: May 24, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $1,335.11
source

Destination: FRESNO, CA VIA SACRAMENTO TO WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: CALIFORNIA CITRUS MUTUAL AND THE CALIFORNIA PISTACHIO COMMISSION
Purpose: CALIFORNIA PISTACHIO AND CITRUS EDUCATION TOUR
Date: Jul 5, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $644.52
source

Destination: WASHINGTON DC, LUBBOCK TX, PHOENIX AZ, LAS VEGAS NV
Sponsor: National Cotton Council
Purpose: COTTON INDUSTRY EDUCATION AND ORIENTATION TOUR
Date: Aug 22, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,969.96
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Andrew House.


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.