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A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.

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  • 04.22.15

    The First Gen Movement

    Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.
  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.

American RadioWorks |
Candidates for teaching jobs in Washington, D.C. complete a writing sample as part of their interview. Photo: Emily Hanford, from ARW's "Testing Teachers" documentary

Green Teachers

A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.

Recent Posts

  • 04.22.15

    The First Gen Movement

    Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.
  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.

Back to The Data

Trips by*

Christine Kurth


Total cost of 7 trips: $14,251.80


Trips traveled under the office of Ted Stevens

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: STAFF BRIEFING BY USTA AND NAM ON CHANGES IN THE MARKETPLACE IN CONTEXT OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS LAWS
Date: Apr 13, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,914.08
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: NCTA/GCI
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE NATIONAL CABLE & TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASS'N CONVENTION WITH SEN. STEVENS
Date: May 2, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $2,220.50
source

Destination: ANCHORAGE, AK; KOTZEBUE, AK; DILLINGHAM, AK
Sponsor: General Communication
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP TO VIEW TELECOM SITE IN RURAL AK AND VIEW A CABLE TELEPHONY SITE
Date: Aug 16, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $3,467.89
source

Destination: ASPEN, COLORADO
Sponsor: Progress & Freedom Foundation
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE ASPEN SUMMIT CONFERENCE ON TELECOM AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY AND PARTICIPATE IN A ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION
Date: Aug 22, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,809.86
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE CTIA CONVENTION (WIRELESS INDUSTRY CONVENTION) ATTEND CONVENTION SESSIONS REVIEW THE FLOOR EXHIBITS AND SPEAK ON PANEL
Date: Mar 12, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,298.80
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: TO ATTEND SEMINARS ON TELECOM INCLUDING HISTORY OF TELECOM LAWS COMPETITION ACROSS PLATFORMS & IP VIDEO DEMONSTRATION AND TO SIT ON A CONGRESSIONAL STAFF PANEL
Date: Mar 29, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,294.40
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: TO ATTEND WITH SENATOR STEVENS THE ANNUAL NCTA CONVENTION, TO ATTEND MEETINGS, TO VIEW THE CONVENTION FLOOR EXHIBITS AND TO SIT ON A CONGRESSIONAL STAFF PANEL
Date: Apr 1, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,246.27
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Christine Kurth.


American RadioWorks |
Candidates for teaching jobs in Washington, D.C. complete a writing sample as part of their interview. Photo: Emily Hanford, from ARW's "Testing Teachers" documentary

Green Teachers

A generation ago, if you walked into an American classroom, you’d likely find a veteran teacher who'd been on the job for 15 years or more. Today you're more likely to find a brand-new teacher – someone who's been the job for a year or less.

Recent Posts

  • 04.22.15

    The First Gen Movement

    Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.
  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.