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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*

Brenda Pillors


Total cost of 8 trips: $6,728.93


Trips traveled under the office of Edolphus Towns

Destination:
Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline
Purpose: VISIT RESEARCH FACILITY
Date: Apr 25, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $556.06
source

Destination: ATTENDANCE @ ANNUAL CONFERENCE; VISIT TO COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: TO ATTEND BIOMEDICAL CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 22, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,237.78
source

Destination: CONGRESSIONAL ISSUES FORUM-HOT SPRINGS VA
Sponsor: Grocery Manufacturers of America
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL ISSUES FORUM
Date: May 18, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $625.50
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: NYU Downtown Hospital
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP TO NYU DWTN. MED ER
Date: Jun 15, 2001
Expense: $351.15
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Grocery Manufacturers of America
Purpose: GMA CONGRESSIONAL ISSUES FORUM
Date: May 17, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $745.20
source

Destination: RTP, NO. CAROLINA
Sponsor: Biotechnology Industry Organization
Purpose: AGRICULTURAL BIOTECH. BRIEFING
Date: May 29, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $447.00
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS VA
Sponsor: Grocery Manufacturers of America
Purpose: GMA CONGRESSIONAL ISSUES FORUM
Date: May 16, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,010.24
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Grocery Manufacturers of America
Purpose: GMA CONGRESSIONAL ISSUES FORUM
Date: May 21, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $756.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Brenda Pillors.


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

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  • 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

    Teaching: The most embattled profession

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