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.

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*

Dave Marventano


Total cost of 16 trips: $33,342.95


Trips traveled under the office of W.J. Tauzin

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: CONFERENCE
Date: May 7, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,662.00
source

Destination: LANSDOWNE, VA
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: CONFERENCE
Date: May 19, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $478.56
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY, NY
Sponsor: Viacom Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Sep 8, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,086.61
source

Destination: LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Walt Disney Co
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Jan 24, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,805.00
source

Destination: KINGSMILL, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: MEETINGS
Date: Feb 1, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $589.00
source

Destination: PALM SPRINGS, CA
Sponsor: United States Telecom Association and state affiliates
Purpose: MEETINGS
Date: Feb 22, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,860.14
source

Destination: FACILITY VISIT
Sponsor: PALO VERDE NUCLEAR GEN. STATION
Purpose: FACILITY VISIT
Date: May 17, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $2,492.75
source

Destination: BRAZIL
Sponsor: Brazil-US Business Council
Purpose: MEETINGS
Date: May 26, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $8,342.00
source

Destination: ANCHORAGE, ALASKA
Sponsor: Resource Development Council for Alaska Inc
Purpose: REVIEW RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT & RELATED ISSUES
Date: Aug 24, 2001 (7 days)
Expense: $3,295.00
source

Destination: LANSDOWNE, VA
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: PRIVACY RETREAT
Date: Oct 12, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $185.00
source

Destination: SFO
Sponsor: Information Technology Industry Council
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 16, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $1,376.00
source

Destination: HOUSTON, TX
Sponsor: Reliant Energy Inc
Purpose: MEETING
Date: Feb 18, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $439.31
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cable and Telecommunications Association and affiliated cable organizations
Purpose: VISIT INDUSTRY LEADERS & DISCUSS RECENT TECHNOLOGY
Date: May 4, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $2,172.68
source

Destination: TURKEY: ISTANBUL, ANKARA, BURSA
Sponsor: American-Turkish Council
Purpose: MEETINGS W/ TURKISH OFFICIALS
Date: May 25, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $4,650.00
source

Destination: KINGSMILL, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: GOP PLANNING CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 6, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,094.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO, CA
Sponsor: SBC Communications Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Apr 22, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,814.90
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Dave Marventano.


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.