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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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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Brenda Otterson


Total cost of 10 trips: $6,919.02


Trips traveled under the office of William Jenkins

Destination: BOARS HEAD INN, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: UNIVERSITY SPONSORED EDUCATIONAL/ECONOMIC POLICY CONF.
Date: Jan 20, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $434.00
source

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Jan 25, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $511.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: American Meat Institute
Purpose: AG. ISSUES BRIEFINGS
Date: Apr 1, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $620.00
source

Destination: WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Jan 24, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $549.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.VA.
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $624.00
source

Destination: DC TO PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $530.00
source

Destination: D.C. TO HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $895.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 19, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $739.02
source

Destination: UNION STATION TO NYC
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,011.00
source

Destination: ALEX. VA TO WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W. VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAMERAL CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,006.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Brenda Otterson.


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

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

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