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A polling expert finds students less engaged with school as they get older. Brandon Busteed from Gallup Education says if schools taught to strengths instead of weaknesses, more students would be successful in school and in life.

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Trips by*

Sonja Nesbit


Total cost of 4 trips: $16,323.46


Trips traveled under the office of Charles Rangel

Destination: TOKYO, JAPAN TO OSAKA, JAPAN
Sponsor: THE MAUREEN AND MIKE MANSFIELD FOUNDATION AND THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF JAPAN-AMERICA SOCIETIES
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE 2004 FREEDOM TO PROSPER RETREAT
Date: Dec 3, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $10,848.00
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Destination: JACKSONVILLE, FL
Sponsor: THE MAUREEN AND MIKE MANSFIELD FOUNDATION AND THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF JAPAN-AMERICA SOCIETIES
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN THE WOMEN IN POLITICS AND PUBLIC SERVICE PROGRAM
Date: Dec 13, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $4,015.00
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Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Annie E Casey Foundation
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL FACT FINDING TRIP ON CHILD WELFARE
Date: May 31, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $379.26
source

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS SENIOR STAFF RETREAT; EDUCATIONAL FORUM FOCUSING OF ECONOMIC ISSUES FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN COMMUNITY
Date: Aug 1, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,081.20
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* - Trips by all travelers named Sonja Nesbit.


American RadioWorks |
Photo: Daniel Buchanan

How to help students hope

A polling expert finds students less engaged with school as they get older. Brandon Busteed from Gallup Education says if schools taught to strengths instead of weaknesses, more students would be successful in school and in life.

Recent Posts

  • 10.21.14

    Making it stick

    Why do we remember some things, and forget others? That's what author Peter Brown and psychologists Henry Roediger and Mark McDaniel set out to answer in their new book Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning.
  • 10.14.14

    What teachers need

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with author Elizabeth Green about her new book, Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works (and How to Teach It to Everyone).
  • 10.07.14

    Intelligence is achievable and other lessons from The Teacher Wars

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford continues her conversation with Dana Goldstein, author of The Teacher Wars.
  • 10.01.14

    Teaching: The most embattled profession

    Education correspondent Emily Hanford talks with bestselling author Dana Goldstein about her new book, The Teacher Wars.