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Trips by*

Thomas Montgomery


Total cost of 7 trips: $9,807.91


Trips traveled under the office of Michael Oxley

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: ATTEND "ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING COMPLIANCE" CONFERENCE
Date: May 8, 2001
Expense: $1,071.60
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO WALL STREET
Date: May 30, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,098.65
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF BRIEFING & TOUR
Date: Jun 28, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,248.68
source

Destination: BALTIMORE, MD
Sponsor: Council on Competitiveness
Purpose: ATTEND CYBER SECURITY FORUM
Date: Jan 16, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $235.00
source

Destination: GENEVA, SWITZERLAND
Sponsor: Coalition of Service Industries
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF MISSION TO WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION
Date: Feb 14, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $2,897.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: ATTEND ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 26, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $895.50
source

Destination: MADRID, SPAIN; TINDOUF, ALGERIA
Sponsor: Defense Forum Foundation
Purpose: VISIT SAHRAWI REFUGEE CAMPS - CULTURAL EXCHANGE
Date: May 25, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $2,361.48
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Thomas Montgomery.


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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  • 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.
  • 08.04.14

    Reinventing college for a new kind of student

    Long-predicted demographic changes mean a new kind of student is figuring out where to go to college, and how to pay for it.
  • 07.29.14

    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.