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Talking About Race in Schools

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Trips by*

Mark Oesterle


Total cost of 6 trips: $10,426.70


Trips traveled under the office of Richard Shelby

Destination: GERMANY; BELGIUM
Sponsor: Hanns Seidel Foundation
Purpose: STAFF FACT FINDING
Date: Jul 1, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $4,200.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: VISIT TO NY STOCK EXCHANGE FOR BANKING RELATED MEETINGS
Date: Oct 18, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $466.00
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Destination: MOBILE ALABAMA
Sponsor: Alabama Bankers Association
Purpose: TO ATTEND BUSINESS COUNCIL OF ALABAMA GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS CONFERENCE
Date: Aug 24, 2002 (3 days)
Expense: $518.58
source

Destination: SALT LAKE CITY UTAH, PARK CITY UTAH
Sponsor: Fannie Mae
Purpose: ATTENDED SEN. BENNETT'S TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 20, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $3,400.44
source

Destination: CHICAGO, ILL
Sponsor: Options Clearing Corporation
Purpose: STAFF BRIEFING ON OPERATION OF OPTIONS CLEARING CORPORATION AND THE CHICAGO BOARD OF OPTIONS EXCHANGE
Date: Dec 11, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $991.92
source

Destination: NEW YORK, N.Y.
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: VISIT TO NYSE TRADING FACILITIES/STAFF BRIEFING
Date: Dec 16, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $849.76
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Mark Oesterle.


American RadioWorks |
Photo: Clotee Allochuku

Talking About Race in Schools

Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.

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  • 07.02.15

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  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

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  • 06.17.15

    Teaching the Birds and the Bees

    For more than a century, Americans have been arguing about how to teach children about the birds and the bees in public schools. A new book argues that for all the fuss about sex education in America, students get precious little of it.
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    What can Japan teach us about teaching?

    Coming up this fall we'll be releasing a documentary about teacher preparation - how people learn to become teachers and how they get better once they're in the classroom. This week: how do Japanese teachers learn to improve on the job?