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Trips by*

Jamie Karl


Total cost of 9 trips: $19,997.33


Trips traveled under the office of Chuck Hagel

Destination:
Sponsor: Shell Oil Co
Purpose:
Date: Jun 19, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $929.09
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS AND LOUISIANA COAST
Sponsor: Shell Oil Co
Purpose: OFFSHORE OIL DRILLING SITE VISIT AND GAS REFINERY TOUR
Date: Jul 19, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $862.45
source

Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CA
Sponsor: MidAmerican Energy Co
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TOUR OF GEOTHERMAL PLANT
Date: Jan 19, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,024.85
source

Destination: TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT-FINDING/EDUCATIONAL
Date: Mar 23, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $3,950.00
source

Destination: ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: NUCLEAR ENERGY FACT-FINDING TRIP
Date: Aug 25, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $3,163.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: New York Mercantile Exchange
Purpose: ENERGY TRADING SEMINAR
Date: Nov 22, 2002
Expense: $394.50
source


Trips traveled under the office of Lee Terry

Destination: LONDON, DOHA
Sponsor: Qatar Center for Futuristic Studies
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM
Date: Jan 14, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $7,700.00
source

Destination: DES MOINES, IA TO OMAHA, NE
Sponsor: MidAmerican Energy Co
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL-VISITED AND TOURED SEVERAL ENERGY PRODUCTION SITES
Date: Aug 2, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $627.59
source

Destination: GILLETTE, WY
Sponsor: Domestic Petroleum Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL FIELD TRIP TO POWDER RIVER BASIN OF NORTHEAST WYOMING
Date: Aug 16, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,345.85
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Jamie Karl.


American RadioWorks | Hearing is Seeing
science-smart

The Science of Smart

Researchers have long been searching for better ways to learn. In recent decades, experts working in cognitive science, psychology, and neuroscience have opened new windows into how the brain works, and how we can learn to learn better. In this program, we look at some of the big ideas coming out of brain science. We meet the researchers who are unlocking the secrets of how the brain acquires and holds on to knowledge. And we introduce listeners to the teachers and students who are trying to apply that knowledge in the real world.

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    Paul Tough on how children succeed

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    Tracking and vocational ed

    Jeannie Oakes, who has studied tracking for decades, says vocational ed and "tracking" are connected, and that sorting students by race and class is still a problem.
  • 08.04.14

    Reinventing college for a new kind of student

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    Is school funding fair?

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