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Trips by*

Julie Philp


Total cost of 6 trips: $19,845.13


Trips traveled under the office of Gil Gutknecht

Destination: GERMANY
Sponsor: Hanns Seidel Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jun 26, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $6,538.00
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Destination: ST. PAUL AND MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Sponsor: United States Association of Former Members of Congress
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN THE 21ST ANNUAL CONGRESS-BUNDESTAG SEMINAR TO MEET WITH GERMAN BUNDESTAG MEMBERS AND DISCUSS TRANSATLANTIC ISSUES, I.E. THE WAR ON TERRORISM.
Date: Aug 22, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $490.00
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Destination: DEPARTED WASHINGTON DC ON MARCH 18TH AND ARRIVED IN BERLIN, GERMANY ON THE 19TH, DAY TRIP TO BRUSSELS BELGIUM ON THE 22ND, STAYED IN FRANKFURT, GERMANY FROM THE 23RD-24TH
Sponsor: United States Association of Former Members of Congress
Purpose: TO MEET WITH MEMBERS OF THE GERMAN BUNDESTAG, GERMAN GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVES AND EU AND NATO OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS CURRENT ISSUES IN THE TRANSATLANTIC RELATIONSHIP
Date: Mar 18, 2005 (6 days)
Expense: $4,590.10
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Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA
Sponsor: National Marrow Donor Program
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL - LEARN ABOUT BONE MARROW AND CORD BLOOD TRANSPLANTS, VISITED CITY OF HOPE HOSPITAL AND A CORD BLOOD BANK
Date: Aug 15, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,033.76
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Trips traveled under the office of Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATION MISSION
Date: Jan 2, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $2,131.26
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Destination: GABORONE, BOTSWANA
Sponsor: Botswana Confederation of Commerce Industry & Manpower
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL FACT-FINDING MISSION
Date: Mar 25, 2002 (5 days)
Expense: $5,062.01
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* - Trips by all travelers named Julie Philp.


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

    Paul Tough talks about his new book, How Children Succeed. He says it's character that matters when it comes to learning. Children need curiosity, optimism and self-control.
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    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.
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    Reinventing college for a new kind of student

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    Is school funding fair?

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