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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Andy Levin


Total cost of 13 trips: $27,226.95


Trips traveled under the office of Thomas Bliley

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: ASSOCIATION OF LOCAL TELEVISION STATIONS & NATPE
Purpose: ATTEND CONFERENCE & CONVENTION
Date: Jan 23, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $505.00
source

Destination: RANCHO MIRAGE, CA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: SPEECH AT THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS LEADERSHIP ROUNDTABLE
Date: Feb 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $3,243.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: FEATURED SPEAKER AT ANNUAL CONVENTION
Date: Oct 1, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $1,278.67
source


Trips traveled under the office of W.J. Tauzin

Destination: CARLSBAD, CA
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: ATTEND ANNUAL NAB MEETING
Date: Jan 13, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $6,100.53
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: Association of Local Television Stations
Purpose: ATTEND CONVENTION
Date: Jan 21, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $571.50
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: ATTEND RETREAT: TELECOMMUNICATION ISSUES FOR THE 107TH CONGRESS
Date: Feb 19, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $2,959.65
source

Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 24, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,517.11
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: CTIA-The Wireless Association
Purpose: ATTEND CONVENTION
Date: Mar 17, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,537.50
source

Destination: PALO ALTO, CA
Sponsor: Progress & Freedom Foundation
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE, SPEECH
Date: Jun 24, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,889.98
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: ATTEND & PARTICIPATE IN RETREAT
Date: Aug 8, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,661.18
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: ATTEND SEMINAR
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,839.89
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, NV
Sponsor: National Association of Broadcasters
Purpose: ATTEND ANNUAL NAB CONVENTION
Date: Apr 6, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,447.01
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: ATTEND CONVENTION
Date: May 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,675.93
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Andy Levin.


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

    Paul Tough talks about his new book, How Children Succeed. He says it's character that matters when it comes to learning. Children need curiosity, optimism and self-control.
  • 08.12.14

    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.
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    Reinventing college for a new kind of student

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    Is school funding fair?

    A new report looks at why some schools have a lot of money to spend per pupil, while others don't, and what to do about it.