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Trips by*

Nathan Read


Total cost of 5 trips: $9,586.11


Trips traveled under the office of Marion Berry

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA - THIBODEAUX, LA
Sponsor: American Sugar Cane League
Purpose: THE PURPOSE OF THE TRIP WAS TO LEARN ABOUT THE SUGAR INDUSTRY, FROM CANE PRODUCTION AND BREEDING, TO PROCESSING AND DISTRIBUTION
Date: Nov 14, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $833.50
source

Destination: RALEIGH, NC-MEMPHIS, TN-GREENVILLE, MS-NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: National Cotton Council
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP REGARDING COTTON PRODUCTION
Date: Aug 9, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $2,629.60
source

Destination: MONTICELLO, AR-FAYETTEVILLE, AR
Sponsor: University of Arkansas
Purpose: AGRICULTURE TOUR OF ARKANSAS
Date: Sep 9, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $857.01
source

Destination: TAIWAN, ROC-KINMEN ISLAND ROC
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING AND EDUCATIONAL VISIT TO TAIWAN. FOCUSED SPECIFICALLY ON CROSS-STRAIT RELATIONS AND U.S.-TAIWAN DEFENSE AND TRADE RELATIONS
Date: Dec 8, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $4,300.00
source

Destination: RAPID CITY, SD - GILLETTE, WY
Sponsor: Arkansas Electric Cooperatives Inc
Purpose: FACT FINDING - TOURED THE NORTH ANTELOPE ROCHELLE COAL MINE
Date: Jun 25, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $966.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Nathan Read.


American RadioWorks |
Image via Wikimedia Commons.

Minorities and Special Ed

For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.

Recent Posts

  • 06.23.15

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